Informational TextGroup activity– Jigsaw a book on “How to Improve Your Grades”– Discuss • Group Work expectations--Rubric • Presentation Rubric • Summarizing a reading
Group Rubric• Group Rubric – Stays on task – Each member is: • Participating • Focused on reading • Contributes to the discussion in a positive manner – Presentation • Summarizes the material effectively • Delivers the summary to the class in an organized and professional manner (see presentation rubric)
Presentation Rubric• Group summarizes the material – Doesn’t leave the important information out• Group teaches the class their section in a professional manner
Group Work• Discuss – What does a “highly functioning” group look like? – What does a “poorly functioning” group look like? – How does getting stuck in a group where no one works affect your attitude and grade? – What can EACH member do to make sure the work/presentation gets done and is successful?
Group Work1. We will assign you into a group2. There will be no complaints or discussion a. If you complain, you loose points3. When you get into groups, you will: a. Review the rubric b. Write your names on the rubric c. Review handout d. Write summary
Review Handout1. Look at the titles that are bold printed2. Read the material under the bold printed titles3. Write down the main points in the section a. How do you ensure that you do not leave out the main idea? The supporting points? b. What do you want your audience to know?