It's already back to school time, and there's no question that the beginning of the school year is the perfect time to get your students thinking and talking in a meaningful way. These discussion starters literally changed the whole way I taught, and my students have benefitted so much from them. Wi
This student handout on accountable talk includes an explanation of how and why we use accountable talk in classroom discussions, as well as a categorized list of over 40 accountable talk sentence starters. I've used this handout in two ways - as a binder resource that students can use whenever they
Do you engage your students with rigorous discussion using the Four Corners Strategy? Now you can punch up the decor and speaking/listening skills in your classroom with four eye-catching Four Corners Discussion Posters that will help support student thinking. Posters are labeled: Agree, Strongly
Expectations Forms & Posters
Use visuals to help your students see expectations. These forms and posters will help your students reinforce behaviors and expectations established in your classroom. Can be printed for notebooks, posted, sent home for parent information. Some forms have editable bo
This is a set of 5 posters with discussion starting questions. Each one is formatted for an 8.5 by 11 sheet of paper. They are great for Socratic Seminars, Literature Circles, and class discussions in general.