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Re: Anticipatory set-Thank you!


From: Ann Heineman (aheinema_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Jul 22 2001 - 18:04:34 PDT

Dear Leah, Susie, Mb and K2flames,

    Thank you for writing and explaining the Anticipatory Set to me. It
makes good sense. I did not know there was a specific term for what I have
been doing all along.

            Ann-on-y-mouse in Columbus

> Dear Ann,
> An Anticipatory set is a component of the Madeline Hunter style of lesson
> planning. It's the part of the lesson where you introduce what the students
> will be learning. You try to make it something exciting to hook the students
> and make them "anticipate" the learning and activity. It's what most of us
> do, but Ms. Hunter gives it a label and makes it a deliberate part of the
> planning so that people learning to teach remember to do it.
> Leah