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The Three Step Sequence of Direct Instruction 34 Hunter’s (1984) Instructional Theory Into Practice (ITIP) and Rosenshine’s (1987) explicit teaching are two examples of direct instruction
strategies. Although there are differences between ITIP and explicit teaching, both
strategies occur in this same three step sequence: lesson introduction, lesson
presentation, and lesson ending. We have listed the sequence of steps for ITIP and
explicit teaching and
their relationship to this three step sequence in Table 7.1 (appears at the end of the
Lesson introduction. The lesson introduction of a direct instruction
lesson is designed to prepare students for what they are about to learn. During this
step teachers help students coordinate various mental processes. For example,
teachers help their learners focus their attention on the key information in the upcoming lesson presentation by using techniques such stating objectives, or by
helping students understand why the lesson is impor...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08