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Guided Inquiry in Action: High School: IMMERSE

Definition

In the IMMERSE phase, "the Learning Team designs engaging ways for students to IMMERSE themselves in the overall ideas of the content area of study...Learners are guided to think about what they already know and what seems particularly interesting, curious, surprising or troubling. As they build background knowledge, students reflect on ideas that matter to them and are worth further investigation." (8)

Process

Purpose

Build Background Knowledge

Connect to Content

Discover Interesting Ideas

Skills

  • Making connections and predictions
  • Building on background knowledge

Inquiry Standards

SS.IS.8.9-12. Use interdisciplinary lenses to analyze the causes and effects of and identify solutions to local, regional, or global concerns.