Unit 3 Self-Directed Learning
- Understand what the key features of guided instruction are
- Understand the difference between questions, prompts and cues and how each can be used during guided instruction
Read & View
- Read Chapter 3 Better Learning Through Structured Teaching
- Read Guided Learning, Questions, Cues and Prompts
- Read Webb Leveling: Expectations for Student Performance
- View Doug Fisher, Guided Instruction
- View Doug Fisher, Learning From Mistakes (optional)
- Activity 1 - Questions, Cues and Prompts
- Activity 2 Webb Leveling - asking higher level questions and pushing for thinking
- Deeper understanding - Ch. 3 discusses guided instruction. Define guided instruction in your own words. How do questions, prompts and cues differ from one another, and how can each be used during guided instruction? Email your assignment to the class instructor with the subject Self-Directed Unit 3 Assignment 1. Be sure to include your name.
- Classroom Application - How can you use questioning as a means of formative assessment? In your online journal, describe how questioning can be used for formative assessment in the guided instruction component. *Also, include your journal entries on Activity 1- Questions, Cues and Prompts. Email you online journal to the instructor with the subject Self-Directed Unit 3 Assignment 2. Be sure to include your name.