Inquiry Bursts                            Research Mini-lessons in the New Pacing Guide                                Fai...
The project that inspired Inquiry Bursts                                           L
Research dispersed throughout the year in new pacing guide
Questioning              L
Use Kagan Parking Lot to write questions about class novel                                                             L
TodaysMeet             L
Using Mind Maps to develop well-thought out questions                                                        L
Write daily question in agenda           Post best question each week to Blackboard blog                                  ...
Think-pair-shareYOUR TURN:What questioning bursts do you already teach?What other ideas do you have?                      ...
Citing Sources                 K
Which image is more persuasive?                                  K
Citing articles in a wiki/blog                                 K
Cite sources in a reading response journal                              (or even a simple reading log)                    ...
Books + QR Codes = Citations + book sharing activity                                                       G
Think-pair-shareYOUR TURN:What citation bursts do you already teach?What other ideas do you have?                         ...
Evaluating Sources                     S
Bias lesson              S
Compare & contrast different versions of the same story                                                          S
Hoax websites                S
Curate an image collection                             G
G
Think-pair-shareYOUR TURN:What evaluation bursts do you already teach?What other ideas do you have?                       ...
Synthesizing information                           K
Climate paraphrasing lesson                              K
Goldilocks and the Three Bears                                 G
Character lens: How would Snow White’s story be told fromthe perspective of the dwarves? Of the Queen?                    ...
Historical lens: How would books about MLK, Jr. that werewritten in the 1970s be different from those written today?      ...
Critical lens: Banned books                              S
Think-pair-shareYOUR TURN:What synthesis bursts do you already teach?What other ideas do you have?                        ...
Questions or Comments?
Submit an Inquiry Burstwww.inquirybursts.com
Works CitedAnirvan. "Banned books." 23 Sept 2006. Online image. Flickr. 26 Jan 2012. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/anirvan...
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  1. 1. Inquiry Bursts Research Mini-lessons in the New Pacing Guide Fairfax County Public Schools | Middle School English Department Chairs Meeting | April 11, 2012Krissy Ronan Sarah Pevner Gretchen Hazlin Leslie HowardLibrarian, Madison HS Librarian, Centreville HS Librarian, Kilmer MS Librarian, Irving MSkaronan@fcps.edu sjpevner@fcps.edu gehazlin@fcps.edu lghoward@fcps.edu
  2. 2. The project that inspired Inquiry Bursts L
  3. 3. Research dispersed throughout the year in new pacing guide
  4. 4. Questioning L
  5. 5. Use Kagan Parking Lot to write questions about class novel L
  6. 6. TodaysMeet L
  7. 7. Using Mind Maps to develop well-thought out questions L
  8. 8. Write daily question in agenda Post best question each week to Blackboard blog L
  9. 9. Think-pair-shareYOUR TURN:What questioning bursts do you already teach?What other ideas do you have? K
  10. 10. Citing Sources K
  11. 11. Which image is more persuasive? K
  12. 12. Citing articles in a wiki/blog K
  13. 13. Cite sources in a reading response journal (or even a simple reading log) K
  14. 14. Books + QR Codes = Citations + book sharing activity G
  15. 15. Think-pair-shareYOUR TURN:What citation bursts do you already teach?What other ideas do you have? G
  16. 16. Evaluating Sources S
  17. 17. Bias lesson S
  18. 18. Compare & contrast different versions of the same story S
  19. 19. Hoax websites S
  20. 20. Curate an image collection G
  21. 21. G
  22. 22. Think-pair-shareYOUR TURN:What evaluation bursts do you already teach?What other ideas do you have? G
  23. 23. Synthesizing information K
  24. 24. Climate paraphrasing lesson K
  25. 25. Goldilocks and the Three Bears G
  26. 26. Character lens: How would Snow White’s story be told fromthe perspective of the dwarves? Of the Queen? G
  27. 27. Historical lens: How would books about MLK, Jr. that werewritten in the 1970s be different from those written today? G
  28. 28. Critical lens: Banned books S
  29. 29. Think-pair-shareYOUR TURN:What synthesis bursts do you already teach?What other ideas do you have? S
  30. 30. Questions or Comments?
  31. 31. Submit an Inquiry Burstwww.inquirybursts.com
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