$15.00

Teaching Students To Use Text Annotation & Text Evidence

(5 Hours) This course will teach participants the importance of making thoughtful text annotations and using context clues to deepen understanding of a particular text and uncover the meaning of unfamiliar words. Teachers will learn how to instruct students at multiple grade levels, proper annotation techniques that will ultimately help their students respond more effectively on writing assignments.  In addition, participants will learn how to set a purpose for their students when reading a new text, as well as how to assess the depth of their understanding through crafted writing prompts and assessment questions.

Course Guiding Question

What proper annotation techniques should I teach my students to help them develop a deep understanding of a particular text, and how should I incorporate these annotation skills into my student’s lessons?

What You Will Learn In This Course

  • The most common and effective text annotations to teach your students
  • Seven types of context clues that readers can use to determine the meaning of unknown words
  • How to teach students to use text evidence and annotation to support a written response about a text

CPE Hours

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 5 CPE hours.  Model Teaching and Action Potential Learning is a Statewide, TEA (Texas Education Agency) approved provider for Continuing Professional Education credit.  CPE# 902-391

Resources Included in this Course

Sample Annotated Text-Grades 3-5

Sample Annotated Text-Grades 6-8

Sample Annotated Text-Grades 9-12

Beginning, Middle, & End Summary Tool

“Somebody Wanted But So” Summary Tool

5 Ws & How Summary Tool

Text Connections Graphic Tool

Inferencing Graphic Organizer

Cause & Effect Graphic Tool

Cause & Effect- Multiple Causes Graphic Tool

Cause & Effect- Multiple Effects Graphic Tool

Context Clues Lesson Plan Template

Context Clues to Define New Words Graphic Organizer

Head, Heart, Hands, & Feet Graphic Tool

Reader Response Writing Prompt Template

Assessment Questions Template

Effectiveness Checklist

Text Annotations Unit Plan

Course Curriculum

  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 1 – Introduction
    20 minutes
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 1 – Lesson
    15 minutes
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 1 – Reflection
    Text Based
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 2 – Lesson
    20 minutes
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 2 – Quiz
    5 questions
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 2 – Reflection
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 3 – Lesson
    20 minutes
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 3 – Quiz
    5 questions
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 3 – Reflection
    Text Based
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 4 – Lesson
    20 minutes
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 4 – Reflection
    Text Based
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 5 – Lesson
    20 minutes
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 5 – Reflection
    Text Based
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 6 – Putting It All Together
    File Upload
  • Text Annotation & Evidence Section 7 – Applying What You Have Learned
    20 minutes
  • Final Course Survey
    7 questions
  • Course Implementation Followup Request
    1 minutes
  • Submit Course
    1 minutes

About The Instructors

Wendy Lipe
Education
B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies
Southwest Texas State University
STATE CERTIFIED TEACHER
Experience & Credentials
Over 8 Years of Teaching Experience
Current Elementary-Level Teacher
ESL State Certified
TAG Certified
Experience With Students With Learning Disabilities
(ADD, ADHD, & Dyslexia)

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