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    Using 4 Corners as a reference think about a concept of interest to you and develop this concept using the model. Use this model with students and summarize your experiences to pre-assess student learning.

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    I've used 4 corners as both a pre-assessment and as tool at the beginning of the year to get to know my students better. I will first address how I'd set up the 4 corners activity , 1) to get to know my students and then 2) to pre-assess what students already know and to assist me in determining what it is they still need to know from the unit I plan to teach.

    It's a great activity to use at the beginning of the year to give you a quick overview of your students as people, especially their likes, dislikes and interests. It's also good for the highly kinesthetic learners, those who need to incorporate movement into their learning It's good to designate each student as a 1, 2, 3 or 4 and then show the students which corner of the room is the assigned number. I would do this by posting signs with the number corresponding in the 4 corners of the room. I'd begin the activity with something very general, such as "My favorite color is red" and then calling out a random number between 1 and 4, let's say 3. All the students who have red as their ...

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    4 corners tool is described.