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Comprehension

Chunk-Chew-Check Learning Strategy

Chunk-Chew-Check

This strategy helps students process and make sense of new information.

Question filter

Question Filter

Question Filter is a strategy that is used to assist students in developing the skills of questioning, sorting & classifying and analyzing & interpreting in order to develop their understanding of the characteristics of objects, places and events.

Question creation chart

Question Creation Chart (QC2)

The Question Creation Chart (also known as a Q-Chart or Q-Matrix) provides students with a framework for developing a range of personally meaningful questions, encompassing both close-ended factual questions and open-ended, divergent questions. (Adapted from Weiderhold, 1997).

Exit Slip Learning Strategy

Exit Slip

This strategy helps students reflect on new learning by filling in a type of ‘ticket’ which is used to exit the class

Admit Slip Learning Strategy

Admit Slip

This strategy helps students access prior knowledge by filling in a type of ‘ticket’ which admits them to class.

(Five W’s and an H)2 Learning Strategy

(Five W’s and an H)²

This is an individual strategy which helps students understand the details of what they read. It combines aspects of traditional five W’s strategies with the critical thinking skills involved in comparing and contrasting strategies.

Observe and Record

Observe and Record

Observe and Record encourages students to use all of their senses to gather information about the world around them and to record their observations to support further learning.

KWL: Know/Want to Know/Learned

KWL: Know/Want to Know/Learned

This strategy helps students reflect on prior knowledge, wonderings and new knowledge.

Print and Video Venn diagram

Print-Video Venn Diagram

This strategy helps students collaboratively summarize information presented from both a text and a related video.

True or false?

Anticipation Guide

This strategy helps students access prior knowledge and challenge assumptions about a topic.

Question Matrix

Question Matrix

A Question Matrix is a tool to assist students in developing the skill of asking rich, higher-order questions about objects, events, ideas, and places in their environment.