Listening is a subject that educators deal with on a daily basis with their students. It's also important to discuss bad listening traits as a way for students to be aware and correct poor listening.
THIS DOWNLOAD INCLUDES:
Both Color and black and white versions
8 LISTENING WRESTLERS with character descriptions (7 negative and 1 positive)
The Interrupter- Interrupts when others are talking.
The Chatterbox- Talks nonstop and never listens.
The Sentence Finisher- Jumps in the middle of a sentence and finishes the story.
The Topper- Listens only to "top" the story.
The Twilight Zone- Zones out of a conversation.
The Juggler- Does several things at the same time which limits her listening ability.
Distracted- Everything around him competes with his attention.
A-Team Listeners- Examples of good listening.
"TAKE DOWN" BAD LISTENERS GAME-
This game includes 8 mini Listening Wrestler Cards and 18 Listening Scenarios.
Rules of Game:
Divide class into 2 teams
Have mini Wrestler Cards spread out on desk in front of class
Have one member from each team come to the desk
Read Listening Scenario card- the first student who picks the correct listening wrestler card first gets a point for their team.
Play until each student has a turn
Team with most points at end wins the game
A-TEAM LISTENING SHEET
A page that includes traits of good listening. You can print and leave in the classroom as a reminder of the lesson that was taught.