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Mini-Lessons

 

 

“Our most effective minilessons tend to follow a similar structure. That is, while the content of the minilesson changes from day to day, the architecture of minilessons remains the same.”Calkins

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Connect (Grade 1) See Connect in Architecture Section What is the purpose of the connection segment of the minilesson?
What two main questions does the connection segment help answer for kids?
Teach (Grade 1) See Teach in Architecture Section What is the purpose of the teaching segment of the minilesson?
What main question does the connection segment help answer for kids?
Active Engagement (Grade 1) See Active Engagement in Architecture Section What is the purpose of the active engagement segment of the minilesson?
What main question does the active engagement segment for kids?
Link (Grade 1) See Link in Architecture Section What is the purpose of the link in the minilesson?