Find the Steps of the Gradual Release of Responsibility
Lesson #1: Giving Clear Instructions
Lesson #2: Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs
A. Pairs of students visit a website and categorize the set of words into adjective and adverb columns.
B. Individually, students take a Google Forms quiz to test their knowledge of adjectives and adverbs.
C. Small groups of students take turns showing one another words, identifying whether they are adjectives or adverbs and comparing their answers with the correct list.
D. The teacher and the students categorize 5 adjectives and adverbs using their definitions as a guide.
E. The teacher elicits/explains what adjectives/adverbs do and shows a few examples.
Lesson #3: Reading the Periodic Table of Elements
A. Pairs of students practice identifying the name, symbol, and atomic numbers off a virtual chart and write down the answers to share.
B. Teacher shows 2-3 elements on the Periodic Table of Elements and reads off the name, symbol and the atomic number.
C. Students, individually, answer 5 questions about the periodic table of elements on the names, symbols, and atomic numbers of the elements.
D. Teacher shows 2-3 additional elements while students follow along with their own charts. Teacher elicits the name, symbol, and atomic number.
E. New pairs of students receive a list with the name, symbol, and atomic numbers of 4 elements. They must identify what information is incorrect and correct it.
Lesson #4: Key Words in Math
A. In pairs, students visit a website where they read word problems, locate key terms, & determine the math operations. They write down their responses.
B. Teacher reads word problem, identifies the key word, and states the operation.
C. Individually, students read a problem, find key term, & decide on the appropriate math operation.
D. Teacher and students read a few word problems, identify key words, & determine their math operations.
E. Small groups of students divide key words into four categories: add, subtract, multiply, and divide.