Back Routine. This routine helps students consolidate their
growing understanding of the concept of understanding. It helps
students to reflect on the understanding routines they have
been learning and see how they are connected to the larger concept
of understanding as illustrated in the Understanding Map.
I used to
think... But now I think... In this routine, students write
and/or discuss what they used to think about the topic of understanding
or about the process of developing understanding and then contrast
this by writing down what it is that they now think.