|Topic||Connections for Comprhension|
|Subject||Reading or Social Studies|
|Overview: In this reading comprehension lesson, students will use behavior-over-time graphs (BOTGs), causal loop diagrams (CLDs), and Iceberg thinking to examine and analyze an excerpt from the book, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. OBrien.
The basic framework of this lesson may be used to investigate dynamic elements of any reading materials, including literature books and short stories, articles from magazines or newspapers, and/or social studies textbooks and other non-fiction writings.
|ST Concepts & Habits||Concepts:
Habits of a systems thinker:
|ST Tools||BOTGs, CLDs, Iceberg diagram|
|Standards||Students use the general skills and strategies of the reading process.|
|Students comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate a variety of classic and contemporary literary texts employing skills, strategies, and knowledge.|
Implemented by: Julie Guerrero and Joan Scurran
Submitted by: Catalina Foothills School District
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