• Conduct a treasure hunt
  • Analyze gathered data
  • Prioritize findings
  • Complete fishbone diagram

Instructional Strategies Marzano

Sample Fishbone Diagram

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1. Using your data, determine the effect/problem you want to use as your focus area. Fill the effect in the appropriate box on the right side of the fishbone diagram.

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2. Determine the major cause categories and add them to the category boxes.

3. Identify the possible root causes for your effect and add them as sub-branches with arrows under the appropriate category. Causes can fall under more than one category and can be added to the diagram as needed.

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Agenda -> Opening Activities -> Building the Foundation -> Treasure Hunt & Analyze -> SMART Goals-> Strategies & Results -> Monitoring & Evaluating
-> Action Planning -> Team Overview -> Closure