Using Sketchnotes and Doodles in ELA Lessons

In this blog, a veteran ELA teacher shares ideas for incorporating art into ELA lessons to improve learning. She describes her efforts to incorporate more art in her classroom after reading a study that showed drawing is one of the best ways to retain new information. Her activities included “sketchnoting” in which small doodles are drawn as notes as well as creating a class “icon bank” to symbolize different themes.

This article is full of ideas teachers of any subject or grade-level can try out right away.

Source Organization: MiddleWeb

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