This graphic organizer can be used for facilitating student discussions. Give students a question or prompt and have them write down their thoughts and ideas under the column “Mine”.
Have student get with a partner and share their responses. If a student hears something she did not write down, she will write it down under the column “Yours”. Students can rotate through partners and then the entire class can share responses as a group. Students then write down any additional responses they hear from the class under “Ours”. You can also have students use the “Ours” column to summarize the ideas and responses as a class.
This can be used for prompts that require students to give personal opinions, traits of a character from a book, or factual evidence to support an argument.