Johns Hopkins University Secondary Support Initiative (JHUSSI)  

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Purpose of Strategy/Approach


Providing multiple means for students to represent comprehension, such as by activating prior knowledge and bridging it with new knowledge using relevant analogies.


Rationale of Lesson


Comprehending this topic is fundamental to understanding the makeup of dramas and ultimately how plays are created. The six elements composing a play combine to create a story through dramatic effect. Being able to deconstruct a play will enable the reader to comprehend the deeper meaning behind symbols in the play.


Acknowledgment of Content Expert and Consultants


Pam Mayette and Dr. Mary Ellen Beatty-O’Ferrall

References and Web Resources


KWHL Strategy References and Web Resources