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KWL
 

The original KWL is a three-column graphic organizer with the columns labeled K (what you know about a topic), W (what you want to know or wonder), and L (what you learned). It is used all the way through a unit or reading of a text, for pre, during, and post. The addition of the H allows students to tell “how” they learned what they did. This forces students to think a bit more deeply and critically.

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The teacher featured in this video is Rebecca Washburn from Mount Jordan Middle School.

Contact her for more information at:

rebecca.washburn@jordan.k12.ut.us