KWL

"K-W-L is an instructional technique created for collaborative groups, to activate students' prior knowledge by asking them what they already KNOW; then students set goals specifying what they WANT to learn; and after the lesson students discuss what they have LEARNED. NOTE"" Change caps to first letter capped with italics"

Source: Adapted from: http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/students/learning/lr2kwl.htm

Contextual Use: Joey used KWL strategy in science class. He KNOWS how to complete the first 2 tasks in inquiry science. He wants to learn WHAT the next two steps are to start an experiment. Then, Joey will talk with his teacher and peers about what he has LEARNED.

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