p. 72 6/14/2011Letter About HS Transition • Objective: SWBAT describe the challenges they may face during the transition to high school. • Do Now: What do you think will be the most challenging parts of transitioning to high school for you? • (5 minutes)
p. 73 Smoothing the Transition to High School • What are some challenges you learned about from the DVD that you didn’t know about before? • What are some good ideas that students on the DVD had for dealing with these challenges? • 10 minutes
Advice from HS Students: Gallery Walk • Read the quotes from current high school students. • Respond to their quotes DEEPLY, with questions, connections, and inferences. • (25 minutes)
Gallery Walk Debrief • What advice did you get from high school students about how to handle the transition to high school?
High School Transition Survey www.tinyurl.com/avashia
Show What You Know • What challenges do many students face when they make the transition to high school? What advice stuck with you about how to make a smoother transition? • (5 minutes)
Homework • P. 72: Letter to a friend about the challenges you may face in transitioning to high school, and what you hope to do to smooth the transition. • (15 sentences)