Jigsaws: A Strategy for Understanding Texts

Questions to Consider

  • How does focusing on one element of the text encourage close reading?
  • Notice how the groups share their findings with the class.
  • How does this deepen understanding for both the sharers and the listeners?
  • In what ways is the jigsaw a time-saving strategy?
  • How can you be sure that students are knowledgeable of the entire text?

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