Constructing Meaning: Implementing CM in the classroom

34 Learners | 34 Completed Lessons | 11 Hours of Learning Time

Learning Activity

Being able to comprehend text and express thinking requires knowing the topic-specific vocabulary of the lesson concept(s).  Constructing Meaning is explicit language instruction to support grade-level content learning in English.

The 6 Steps to Constructing Meaning prepare teachers to understand the role language plays in content learning, backward map to clarify lesson goals, refine routines to support student discourse, use tools to help academic reading and writing, and examine student work to inform next steps. 

The 6 steps are outlined in the Refining Our Practice Maps for both Elementary and Secondary below.  


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