1. Write down key ideas 2. List the best examples or supporting evidence of key ideas EX: I. Feudalism - highlight A) Based on a hierarchy of power Ex: King-Lord-Vassal-Serf
3. Write: The most important idea in this reading was… because… - Do this for each paragraph
Write a summary explaining the main
idea of each paragraph.
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5. List 3 new ideas learned from each paragraph for the assigned reading. 6. Turn each main idea of the paragraph into a question and answer the question from the paragraph. (Continuation of Input Explanation)
II. Output Explanation A) What is a RAP? Review and Preview - A RAP is a response to a question or statement that either helps you review what we learned in previous lessons or previews what we are about to learn. EX: Based on our lessons, list 3 reasons why democracy failed in the Roman government. EX: We are about to learn about the Medieval time period. Before we do, answer this statement; “Might makes right.” Do you agree or disagree with this statement and why?
A work it out is when you take difficult concepts from your input side and “work out” their meaning on the left hand side of your notebook.
That means you have to look at your right hand side notes in order to complete the work it out.
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Examples of possible WIO’s Poems Political Cartoons Flow Chart Matrix Acrostic Sensory Figures Webs Music Lyrics
C) What is a Journal Response? - A journal response is a time for you to voice your opinion about what we are learning. I will ask you a question and you will write a one page response expressing your opinion. EX: Do you think that the Roman Senate should have murdered Caesar to save the republic? ( Continuation of Output Explanations)