Clarity: Framing the Learning/Mastery Objectives - Middle School

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This video introduces the important topic of Framing the Learning for students. Then it focuses on the critical step of crafting a mastery objective in student-friendly language and making sure they actually understand it.

Consider the following activities for application of this video's content:

  • Have teachers view this clip and practice writing mastery objectives for an upcoming lesson. Have peers critique each other's written objective. 
  • Practice what you would say aloud to students to put the objective in student-friendly language.  

For more information refer to p. 162 of the Clarity chapter in The Skillful Teacher. 

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