Wake County Public School System
Academically Intellectually Gifted Program

Student Engagement Strategies

Table of Contents

1. Introduction


How This Resource Supports Increased Student Achievement and Growth
1-1
How This Resource is Organized
1-2


2. Comprehension Strategies


Four-Two-One
2-1
The Text Rendering Protocol
2-2
Window Notes
2-3
Watching Your P's & Q's
2-4
Statement Reactions
2-5
Purposeful Reading
2-6
INSERT Strategy
2-7
Table Rally
2-8


3. Summarization Strategies


Summarization Pyramid
3-1
Predictable Summary
3-2
Sum It Up
3-3
Walk Around Survey
3-4
Final Countdown
3-5
Summarization by Learning Style
3-6
Rule-Based Summarizing
3-7
Main Idea Summarizing
3-8
Collaborative Summarizing
3-9
Etch-a-Sketch Summarizing
3-10


4. Learning and Review Strategies


Give One Get One
4-1
What I've Learned
4-2
Way-y-y-y-y beyond Description!
4-3
Reciprocal Learning
4-4
Quotes from the Ages
4-5
Hooking Our Students with Style
4-6
Question Variation by Style
4-7
Engaging Memory
4-8
Four Box Synectics
4-9
Shaping Up Review
4-10
Boggle
4-11
Memory Box 1
4-12
Memory Box 2
4-13
Kindling a Fire: Effective Questioning
4-14
Metaphoric Expression
4-15
Success Analysis Protocol
4-16
Round Robin
4-17
Quiz Quiz
4-18
Ticket In
4-19
Exit Card
4-20
Associations
4-21
Quick Write
4-22
Think of a Time
4-23
Write to Learn
4-24
Learning Log
4-25
Questioning for All
4-26
Reviewing with Analogies
4-27
Round up
4-28


5. Vocabulary Strategies


Vocabulary Whirl
5-1
Three-Way Tie
5-2
Spider Vocabulary
5-3
Vocabulary Predictions
5-4
Cracking the Code
5-5
Groupthink
5-6
Key Word Strategy
5-7


6. Skillful Thinking Strategies


Open Compare and Contrast
6-1
Focused Compare and Contrast
6-2
Higher-Level Questioning
6-3
Challenging All Students
6-4
Classification
6-5
Parts-Whole Relationships
6-6
Skillful Prediction
6-7