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Accountable Talk {Talking Stems, Bookmarks, Mini-Folders, Desktags, BB}

Joanne Miller
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Get your students talking with this Accountable Talk resource!

Accountable Talk is focused, collaborative talk meant to deepen and extend students’ thinking about a topic. Students respond to and further develop what other students have said. The more they talk, the more the learn!

There are many benefits for promoting student talk in your classroom: Student led discussions, increases engagement and student accountability, promotes active classroom participation, evidence based support for discussion, teaches students to give and receive feedback, requires active listening, forms bonds and trust between students, students act as a teacher (soliciting and prompting), meets speaking and listening standards.

**Updated 8-7-21! Added a white background to the accountable talk strips.


*Talking stems for student led discussion (3 different options-speech bubbles (2 sizes) and rectangular cards)

Agree, disagree, add-on, prompt, explain, and clarify talking stem categories

*Bookmarks-includes all talking stems for individual student use

*Mini-file folders with accountable talk stems

*Desk Tags

*Teacher and group tally recording sheets

*Bulletin board headers (2 options)

*Anchor chart pieces/student interactive notebook chart

*Discussion notes-students keep track of their thinking

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Copyright© 2015 Joanne Miller

This pack is intended for ONE CLASSROOM TEACHER to use. If you would like to share with your colleagues, please purchase an additional license. Thank you for respecting my hard work!

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Permission to copy for single classroom use only.

Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only. Not for public display.

Total Pages
143 pages
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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