Use the technique: S, W, B, S, T
Somebody Wanted But So
The Big Bad Wolf Pigs for dinner They hid in the brick house. He went hungry.
She died in a concentration
Anne Frank To hide from the Nazis Someone turned her in
He killed himself when
Adolf Hitler To control all of Europe The Allies fought against him
Germany was defeated.
He ran into the Caribbean
Christopher Columbus To sail to India to buy spices He claimed the area for Spain.
It later led to the electron tube,
To invent the incandescent His lightbulb blackened (the
Thomas Edison the basis of the electronics
lightbulb Edison effect)
He combined science and
His father wanted him to be a
Stephen Hawking To be a mathematician math to study black holes in
S, W, B, S, T leads to SKILLED paraphrasing, this eliminates copy/paste
Summarizing is a TOP 5 way to raise scores - Marzano
Require a “key quote” from an article
Require them to be noted as ﬁrst or third person
Key quotes are a kind of summary
Key quotes are a State Standard
It’s a PROCESS; Teach it.
Teach it step by step.
Have a “notes” due date
Note taking / Fact gathering Segment
Provide valid research point or sites - A Custom Google Search?
Battleship Div 9
Grade notes, have them stored in Evernote
Teach S, W, B, S, T to help prevent plagarism
(suspicious? Google a sentence)
Use Grammarly.com to self correct
Have them do a “narrative” before the ﬁnal project commences
Give the narrative a grade, have a due date
Graphix The last phase
Require a subtitle per slide
Make sure the pics are authentic and sourced
Teach them to use things other than Google, it lowers the accuracy
Only one or two pics per slide or segment,
they will try to jam you with graphics
Be complete, but as brief as possible in the instructions
Video clips are ﬁne, but requlate them
A possible upgrade:
This tool allows
Make a preso into a video:
Choose “ﬁxed timing”
Places to share:
Right in Google Docs