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Annotate Reading/Sticky Note Method

Learning Target: Assessing Learning:

*I can explain the importance of annotating as I read using *On my exit slip I will give myself a score from 1-5 on my
sticky notes. understanding of the importance of annotation and how to
*I can recognize and articulate important aspects of the text annotate the text and write a 1 sentence explanation. I will
which I should annotate. also write one question I have about annotating the text.
Progression of Learning: Reflective Question:

*I can explain the advantages and purposes of annotating as *On my exit slip I reflect on how using annotation helps me
I read. analyze and comprehend the text. I also reflect on the
*I can explain the key elements of a text which I should be elements I am taking notes on and why they are important to
annotating and why they are important. keep track of. I reflect on how this process changes how I
*I can reflect on both how the process of annotating, as well read a text and what I look for, as well as how it will help me
as the specific annotations, have helped me comprehend the with future assignments.
text better. Learning Target:
Learning Experiences:
*I can explain the importance of annotating as I read using
*Discuss as a class the importance of annotating as we read. sticky notes.
*Make a list of the key elements in a text which I should be *I can recognize and articulate important aspects of the text
taking notes on. which I should annotate.
*Read the assigned text and use sticky notes to take notes Progression of Learning:
on the elements I listed.
*Reflect on the process of annotating using sticky notes, as *I can explain the advantages and purposes of annotating as
well as the notes themselves and how these help my reading I read.
comprehension. *I can explain the key elements of a text which I should be
Assignment Success: annotating and why they are important.
*I can reflect on both how the process of annotating, as well
*I can explain to my partner the importance of sticky notes as the specific annotations, have helped me comprehend the
annotating while I read. text better.
*I have a list of key elements that I should be looking for to Learning Experiences:
take notes on and mark with sticky notes.
*I have read and marked the text using sticky notes. *Discuss as a class the importance of annotating as we read.
*I have reflected on (and can list at least three positives ) the *Make a list of the key elements in a text which I should be
process and my notes and how it helps me comprehend the taking notes on.
story better. *Read the assigned text and use sticky notes to take notes
Resources: on the elements I listed.
*Reflect on the process of annotating using sticky notes, as
*Text *Teacher well as the notes themselves and how these help my reading
*List of elements *Peer comprehension.
Annotate Reading/Sticky Note Method

Assignment Success: Assessing Learning:

*I can explain to my partner the importance of sticky notes *On my exit slip I will give myself a score from 1-5 on my
annotating while I read. understanding of the importance of annotation and how to
*I have a list of key elements that I should be looking for to annotate the text and write a 1 sentence explanation. I will
take notes on and mark with sticky notes. also write one question I have about annotating the text.
*I have read and marked the text using sticky notes. Reflective Question:
*I have reflected on (and can list at least three positives ) the
process and my notes and how it helps me comprehend the *On my exit slip I reflect on how using annotation helps me
story better. analyze and comprehend the text. I also reflect on the
Resources: elements I am taking notes on and why they are important to
keep track of. I reflect on how this process changes how I
*Text *Teacher read a text and what I look for, as well as how it will help me
*List of elements *Peer with future assignments.
Annotate Reading/Sticky Note Method

Variation: Give students 1-2 things to take notes on at first, and build in a new one each day or
two.

Variation: Use multiple colors of notes to distinguish between various types of responses.
Annotate Reading/Sticky Note Method
Annotate Reading/Sticky Note Method