When ready, the students trade problems with the person across from them and work it. If someone raises their hand to ask me a question, I first ask the expert student, "What is his question?
" If she says "I don't know," I tell them I'll be back around in a few minutes.
Next week, the students have their Interpersonal Common Assessment which the department will use to make sure that our students are meeting the targets we have set for them.
This is the prompt for As I thought about how I was going to prepare them, I came up with the idea of speed dating - Spanish style! Then, I told them that one student was to remain in his/her seat while the opposing student rotated.
You would think that they would be out of energy and exhausted from the week they had.
Here are some rational expressions cards to try out.
It's important to use problems that will take all your kids about the same amount of time to complete. If you will have the whole class working together, you need as many problems as students.
This allowed for maximum number of pairings because I want the students to be able to talk with anyone in their class and not just their best friend or the person closest to them.
It forced them to use communicative strategies to get their point across. Then, we talked about how climate change and other environmental diasters are causing them to go extinct.
While they were talking, I was able to walk around to make sure they stayed on task. The students each made a poster saying what needs to be done to prevent the extinction of an animal from Latin America since it's so sad for them to lose their wonderful biodiversity which is what makes them so special.