“The Engage Phase of inquiry serves to anchor a unit, allowing students to search for connections between prior and new experiences.” The authors “like to think of The Engage Phase and the Focus Phase as intertwined, seeking evidence of student thinking to plan appropriately” for the next phases (Marschall & French, 2018, p.99).
The word ENGAGEMENT seems to be overused and misunderstood when planning instruction. Now that you have read Chapter Four, identify three ways you will change your planning due to the content of chapter four.
If you are not currently teaching then identify three ways that you would use for planning due to the content of chapter 4.
Chapter 6 Questions
Answer each of the following questions in a word document and upload into Canvas. Make sure to type out each question before answering it.
1. Define phonics.
2. Define decoding.
3. Define alphabetic principle.
4. List in sequence the basic components of an explicit phonics lesson.
5. What percentage of English words are considered completely regular?
6. Name and describe the three types of words that comprise decodable text.