Help students get the most out of Channel One News with these note-taking graphic organizers. Have students fill them in while watching the show or during reflection after viewing. The organizers support on-level and advanced students in recording notes and also provide reinforcement of concepts for English learners and other students who need more practice. They focus on four comprehension strategies:
To find appropriate video content for practicing specific comprehension strategies with students, filter videos in our Video Library by Skills and Strategies. Before having students use an organizer for the first time, explain concepts related to the strategy.
Use the following model organizers to familiarize students with the organizers and comprehension strategies. At moments noted on each model organizer, stop the video and point out the example. Then say aloud the model notes in the model organizer, and guide students to write similar notes in their blank organizers.
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