details is a difficult task for most of our students with language-based learning difficulties. In both oral and written language, their ideas lack clarity, leaving their communication partners confused and our students frustrated. Here is an idea to help your students
understand the concept of making their ideas clear.
enjoyable lesson. It’s really a metaphor
for understanding the importance of putting the small pieces/details together to create
the big picture.
ask them to separate the edge pieces (especially the four corners).
the puzzle, I tell them that they need to find clues on individual pieces. As they make guesses, I write the clues(and any predictions) for them.
After they investigate each piece and we’ve written down their comments,
I let them put the puzzle together as a group, jotting down any additional key
When the students are finished, we review their predictions. We discuss that describing things is a lot like assembling a puzzle.
When we speak and write, we need many details to create clear pictures for our listeners and readers, and the
details must be arranged in the right order.