Peeling the Fruit
A map for tracking and guiding understanding
For further information on this routine, visit Visible Thinking at Harvard Project Zero.
Peeling the Fruit thinking routine can be used to develop understanding of a complex topic over the course of days or weeks. It tracks and guides the exploration of a topic and requires students to look at the topic in a number of different ways. Works well with poetry, artwork, and much other complex material that is usually difficult for students to comprehend.
How to Use the Strategy:
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