A routine for activating prior knowledge and making connections.
Description: The 3-2-1 Bridge thinking routine unveils words, questions, and connections that students associate around a topic. The "bridge" part of the routine shows the transition from prior knowledge to new understandings that have been built throughout the unit/lesson of study.
How to Use the Strategy:
Refer to pages 86-92 in the book Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners.
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Combination of 3 Routines in 6th Grade Math in South Lyon
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