Big-ideas for small group work (literacy)
Check out this attractive, teacher-friendly new book: 30 big-idea lessons for small groups: The teaching framework for ANY text and EVERY reader (2016 by Rafferty, Moreell and Rountos).
The stages of the big ideas totally connect with your inquiry process:
- Deep-See thinking
Chapter 3 is all about engagement and includes a description of classroom ideas (like ranking characters, vocabulary karaoke); chapter 6 is all about conferring big ideas across the day; chapter 7 includes forms / masters.