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Help students assess what they already know about a topic and what they want to learn.
Structure a discussion that uses journaling and group work to strengthen students’ listening skills.
Help students strengthen their literacy skills by increasing the complexity of the questions they need to answer about a text.
Enrich students’ understanding of a historical or literary figure by having students draw the figure’s life journey.
Students recreate historical photographs by performing the scenes in small groups.
Help students unpack their responses to a text or video using this structured protocol that requires alternating between thinking and writing.
Encourage class participation and develop students’ active listening skills by reading aloud text excerpts.
Students create a performance that conveys a text’s message, theme, or conflict.
Use this quick way for students to demonstrate their engagement with a text, image, or video by having them identify what they find surprising, interesting, and troubling.
Use this debate-style activity to strengthen students’ ability to use evidence and examples to defend their positions.
This discussion strategy helps students practice being both active speakers and active listeners in a group conversation.
Guide students’ analysis of a photograph, artwork, or video with this simple critical-viewing strategy.