Do your students know how to have REAL discussions where they actually listen to each other and link their ideas to others in the group? If not, Discussion Connections has the tools you need to foster effective cooperative learning discussions. This product includes five lessons that make it easy for K-8 teachers to meet CCSS standards for speaking and listening and to foster effective text-based discussions. Not all lessons can be used with all grade levels, so preview this packet before purchasing to see what's included.
Literature Circles Discussion Bundle
Are you using Literature Circles or interested in getting started with them? If so, the step-by-step lessons in Discussion Connections will enable your students to engage in more exciting and productive discussions. That's why I included it in my Literature Circles Discussion Bundle
. You can save money by purchasing these items together!
Common Core Discussion Prompts By Grade Level
If you need discussion prompts tied to the Common Core Standards for your grade level, check out these discussion combo packs:
CCSS Aligned Reading Discussion Combo (Kindergarten)
CCSS Aligned Reading Discussion Combo (1st Grade)
CCSS Aligned Reading Discussion Combo (2nd Grade)
CCSS Aligned Reading Discussion Combo (3rd Grade)
CCSS Aligned Reading Discussion Combo (4th Grade)
CCSS Aligned Reading Discussion Combo (5thGrade)
Common Core Standards, Speaking and Listening, Cooperative Learning, Laura Candler