- xiv, 158 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Harrington, LaDawna.Lambusta, Patrice.
- "Are you looking for examples of Guided Inquiry in real-world practice that can be applied to your specific learning context? This book shows you how fully designed units have been successfully executed in the middle-school context"--Contents: -- CONTENTS Foreword by Carol C. KuhlthauAcknowledgmentsIntroduction Chapter 1: Guided Inquiry in the Middle School Chapter 2: Guided Inquiry Design Framework Chapter 3: Schedules, Routines, and Strategies for Inquiry in Middle School Chapter 4: Inquiry Tools for Deep Learning Chapter 5: Listen My Children: A Unit Blending History and Poetry Chapter 6: We're Coming to America: A Unit that Inspires Empathy and Understanding Chapter 7: True Detectives: An Interdisciplinary Unit Chapter 8: Celebrate Life!: A Unit About What Makes People Great Chapter 9: Getting Started and Sustaining Change ReferencesIndex.Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-154) and index.Summary: "Supplying classroom-tested lessons and unit plans that can serve as templates, this book demonstrates exactly how to integrate and implement Guided Inquiry Design (GID) theory into practice. Answers the needs of teachers and librarians who are seeking actual lesson plans using the GID concepts specifically at the 6th-8th grade levels. Supplies lesson plans and complete units of Guided Inquiry Design along with materials for implementation. Includes techniques for assessment of learning strategies aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Serves to heighten student engagement by going beyond fact-finding to achieve deeper understanding and knowledge creation. Encourages embedded information literacy and creates student choice"--