Encouraging student-to-student discourse is one way to create an authentic learning experience for your students. These discussion prompts can help your students to be fully engaged by sharing their thinking and creating questions to academically converse with one another.
Using these prompts will
Teach your students "talking moves" during your collaborative conversations with these cards and posters! They can be put on a binder ring for easy storage and organization - introduce one set of talking moves at a time and then pass out cards during conversations. Highlight students using these t
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
Get students ready to effectively engage in discussion by providing them with a role in the discussion, task cards that include sentence stems, discussion rule and two other tools used to identify discussion partners. . T
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* 8-discussion role on task cards