Focused Instruction

Within this phase of the Gradual Release of Responsibility, teachers:

  • Provide the Essential Question and Purpose of the Lesson
  • Make connections for students by activating prior knowledge and explaining key vocabulary
  • Models and Demonstrates key skills or concepts
  • Notices and interprets student responses
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 Literacy Strategies
Critical and Creative Thinking Strategies

ICT Strategies

Checking for Understanding Strategies