Jigsaws: A Strategy for Understanding Texts

Grades 6-8 / ELA / Reading
Lesson Objective
Examine texts through different lenses
Length
2 min
Questions to Consider
How does focusing on one element of the text encourage close reading?
Notice how the groups share their findings with the class.
How does this deepen understanding for both the sharers and the listeners?
In what ways is the jigsaw a time-saving strategy?

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Grades 6-8 / ELA / Reading

Jigsaws: A Strategy for Understanding Texts