Have you ever started a lesson by asking your class to open their textbooks to page 77? It's important to get students engaged in the subject before the lesson starts. Wet their appetites for knowledge by giving them an appetizer of discussion and conversation.
Starter 300 consist of 300 questions that vary in subject matter, scope and scale. Have students write their answers, discuss them in pairs, or create an open market for dialogue by allowing them to read them aloud. Generally allot five to ten minutes per question.