Acrostics Activating Strategy

Essential Question: Why do volcanoes wreak such havoc?

Activating Strategy
Give students the key word/concept which will be addressed in the lesson. Ask
them to write a detail or descriptor with which they are already familiar that
starts with each of the letters of the key word/concept. Your word to make an acrostic
from is volcano.

Things to think about and discuss:

  • Did the essential question inform your reading?
  • How did the activating strategy affect how you read the article?
  • How did it affect what you learned?