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ReadWriteThink: Digital Reflections

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A great lesson plan to engage middle school students in showing their understanding of a content area of their choice and their feelings about the content. Students find photographs from websites to reflect their understanding as part of a presentation. Teachers will find an extensive instructional plan as well as guidelines for students in writing their scripts for their presentations. In addition, there are several other print-outs and website recommendations to assist the students in this interesting way to check comprehension.

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