Introductory Challenge

Clara Bowles and Marty Winston are two parapros at South High School. Both have had years of experience in classrooms. This fall they both enrolled in a community college course on instructional strategies.  The instructor of the course gave them the following assignment.


The crosswalk below shows various instructional strategies and various learning needs. Complete the crosswalk by placing an X in the cells showing the intersections of different strategies with different needs.


Orienting to a lesson

Seeing a visual representation of a concept

Understanding cause and effect

Structuring study time

Performing well on tests

Identifying the features of a story

Writing about a process

Learning targets              
Advance organizers              
Concept maps              
Story maps              
Fishbone charts              
Venn diagrams              
T charts              
Study skills              
Metacognitive strategies              
Test-taking skills              

Based on what you learned by working with the materials in this module, how would you complete the crosswalk?