Academic Conversation Prompts

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24 pages
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Description

Build discussion skills among your students and encourage academic conversations. We use these booklets and posters with questions and sentence starters every day for Socratic seminars, literature circle book clubs, group project planning work, or classroom debate.

Product Features

♦ Accountable talk posters that support the collaboration skills required of students for 21st century learning

♦ Easy to assemble student flip book in color or black and white

♦ Storage pocket for use in interactive notebooks

♦ Based on Common Core speaking and listening standards

Contents

(3-13) Full color posters with academic conversation sentence frames for questions and responses

✔ Elaborate and Clarify

✔ Support Ideas with Examples

✔ Build On and Challenge the Ideas of Others

✔ Paraphrase

✔ Synthesize Ideas

(14-17) Full color student booklet pages

(18-21) Blackline student booklet pages

(22) Interactive notebook storage pocket

(23) Self-assessment chart

(24) Terms of use

Teacher Prep

Print pages 3-13 on white paper or cardstock and laminate for posters or a bulletin board display.

Print one copy of pages 14-17 (color) or 18-21 (b/w) for each student. Pages are formatted for back-to-back printing. Pre-cut pages with a paper slicer to save classroom minutes. If desired, print one copy of page 22 for each student to make a storage pocket.

How to Use these Academic Conversation Prompts

Whole class discussion support

Two posters for each skill feature Academic Conversation question prompts and response prompts to guide students with sentence stems as they discuss ideas and/or texts in whole class conversations. Print and post on your wall OR display on a whiteboard with your projector! Display these pages to introduce or review the accountable talk skills and any time you want to focus on a specific conversational move.

Small group or partner discussion support

This product also includes the posters formatted for printing as 4x5 inch student flipbooks in either color or black & white. The booklets are perfect for practice as students discuss academic concepts with a partner or in small groups. When assigning a small group discussion like literature circles or a station rotation, have students get out their prompt booklets to prepare.

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Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

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