ROCK is a teaching technique developed by Heather Gustafson that asks students to discover information in a purposeful way and guide their peers through instruction they have written themselves. ROCK stands for resources, observe, communicate, know.
ROCK lesson: Student-led instruction. Easy and effective lesson plan!
Students show mastery of a skill when they are able to teach it to someone else. In this lesson, students will learn, organize, create, and teach a lesson to their classmates helping them understand the subject with deeper meaning. Students will work in groups, have individual responsibilities, and class time for this project.
Ideal for high school students, but can easily be adapted for middle school students.
The standards for this assignment are based on MN standards but can easily be adapted to your school's standards.