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FoldThisCutThatMiniCAST2011

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  • Incorporates skills:Compare & contrastMain ideaCause & effectSequencing eventsReplaces teacher generated with student generated:Student made study guides
  • Yellow is the first color that the eye sees.Use of highlighters discriminates informationYellow highlighter for “what they need to know” and pink for the interesting facts
  • A complex idea can be explain with one still picture.Brain processes pictures and symbols before words.Graphic organizers send information into long term memoryFosters critical and creative thinkingBrain processes parts and wholes simultaneously
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    • 1. Fold This! Cut That!Using Folded Graphic Organizers in Science
      Alissa Royal
      K-8 Engineering Coordinator
      Melissa ISD
      aroyal@melissaisd.org
      Kelli Gobel
      7th Grade Science
      Melissa ISD
      kgobel@melissaisd.org
    • 2.
    • 3. Color
      increases willingness to read by 80%
      Increases retention by 75%
    • 4. “A picture is
      worth a
      thousand
      words.”
      VS.
      Words
      Pictures & Symbols
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    • 12. “After talking today, I’m thinking….”
      “A new thought I have is ...”
      Reflection
    • 13. Resources
      Dinah Zike’sFoldables
      Foldables, Notebook Foldables,
      VKVs for Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-K-3rd,
      Big Book of Science,
      Notebook Foldables for Spirals, Binders, and Composition Notebooks
      Robin Fogarty’s
      Brain-Compatible Classrooms, Third Edition
      Robert Marzano’s
      Classroom Instruction that Works
      Enchanted Learning
      www.enchantedlearning.com