This team-building activity serves as a get-acquainted strategy and a collaboration training time for your students at the beginning of the year. It also gets them started communicating with each other in writing.
Includes anchor standards applicable, an objective, teacher directions and scheduling suggestions, grading rubrics, and student forms.
Objective: Students will participate in a written conversation and integrate information gathered into a clear one-minute presentation appropriate for this classroom audience. Audience members will listen for understanding and evaluate the speaker’s summary and rhetorical style.