What do you think of when you hear about dissecting something? Do you imagine cutting up frogs or body parts? Dissection isn't always bloody and gory. To dissect something simply means to separate something into its individual parts.
That's what we have done by collecting the pieces of our crime scene. Soon we will use the pieces to "put together" our conclusions about the crime itself.
But first: let's apply dissection strategies to some of our regular school work. In addition to dissecting multi-step Math problems, in the English language, we dissect sentences. Today, we will start to look at some of those sentences.
Once we understand proper English patterns, you may apply those patterns to your own writing.
Always refer to the Learning Intentions and Success Criteria for help along the way!
Further, we will also use Word Ladders to dissect words. Pay close attention to the spelling of words when working with your team.