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lead4ward Instructional Strategies
What are lead4ward Strategies? The lead4ward Instructional Strategies Playlists are designed to provide teachers with detailed descriptions of specific instructional strategies. The main purpose of this resource is to support educators in using an intentional planning process that includes delivering instruction that is aligned to the TEKS, promotes student engagement, and teaches for access, rigor, and transfer. Teachers use instructional strategies to:
● engage learners ● provide practice without penalty ● encourage interaction among students ● see and hear students’ thinking
Access and Purpose
Why use these strategies anyway?
Henrie Lead4ward Strategies ● Digital platform to collaborate and provide ideas to each
others of how we use different strategies.
● When adding your contributions, make sure you add to the
right folder. This simple step will keep everything organize.
DO NOT JUST DROP YOUR AMAZING IDEAS!
● Still not sure how to use a strategy? Go to twitter!
Movement and Discourse
Four Corners PURPOSE – Movement and Discourse: Allow students to move to a corner and then huddle with 2-3 people to
answer a question or practice a skill.
Think and Throw Purpose - Movement and
Discourse: Analyze, summarize, defend, share, and evaluare a
response to a question.
Rehearsal and Practice
Tour of Knowledge PURPOSE – Rehearsal and Practice: Analyze various
stimuli/visuals or text passages aligned to important concepts.
Odd One Out PURPOSE – Extending
Thinking: Compare/contrast four visuals, assessment
questions, words, or texts to determine which is Odd One Out and justify your thinking.
Visual # 4 is the “odd one out” because it is not a conductor. Plastic is an
insulator and does not allow heat or electricity
to pass through.
Matching Double Trouble
Purpose - Extended Thinking: Make connections between
words, descriptions, and graphics/visuals
Although a template is available, you can use vocabulary resources from the curriculum or things you already have.
Learning from Mistakes
Make the Case PURPOSE – Learning from
Mistakes: Defend or prosecute answer choices as incorrect or
Rules of The Game
You the lawyer will be assigned to either group A/F, B/G, C/H,or D/J.
After reading the question with your group you will determine if you have the answer choice that is ● Correct or “Innocent of a crime” you will
explain why the answer is correct. ● Incorrect or “guilty of a crime” you will
explain why the answer is incorrect.
Each set of lawyers will have 1 minute to “make their case”
Get to the Point Purpose- Learning from mistakes:
Evaluate assessment items, select the three most difficult questions,
determine errors to avoid,words to remember, and how to start them for
Evidence of Learning
Tabletop Tweets PURPOSE – Evidence of
Learning: Communicate your understanding of content by describing, sketching, and
summarizing what you learned.
One Minute Paper Purpose- Evidence of Learning:
Summarize your learning through a quick writing activity.
Read the article “Fighting Fake News” on page 14-17.
Fill out your evidence of learning tabletop tweet sheet.
When done share and retweet with a table partner by adding one more idea
from the article.