Find Someone Who Instructions:
-Students walk around the room, keeping a hand raised until they find a partner.
-In pairs, Partner A asks a question from the worksheet; Partner B answers it.
-Partner A records the answer on his or her own worksheet.
-Partner B checks and initials the answer.
-Partner B asks a question, and Partner A responds.
-Partner B records the answer on his or her own worksheet.
-Partner A checks and initials the answer.
-Partners thank each other, part, and raise a hand again as they search for a new partner.
-Students repeat the process again.
-When the worksheet is completed, students return to their seats. As they are seated, other students may approach them for answers.
-Once all students have completed the worksheet, they may compare answers in small groups or pairs.
Add a Twist
If you wish to add a bit more rigor to the activity, opt to use the “With a Twist” version.
-Before beginning the activity, let students know that you are going to add a personal challenge.
-Each student must write his/her initials on his/her own page when he/she answers the corresponding question on a peer’s page.
-Students should set a personal goal of answering as many different questions on peer’s papers as possible.
-This twist provides some differentiation for students and offers an opportunity for intrinsic motivation.
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