Link: 11 Alternatives to “Round Robin” (and “Popcorn”) Reading

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Chalk Talk

This idea came from a Pinterest post by Erin Guinup.  She didn’t post a link to a website, but posted a picture of her chalkboard from doing this activity that you can see at right. You can see her pin on my Seminary Pinterest page. Basically, you start with a topic.  Each student is given a piece of chalk to write on the board their responses to the writing prompt. …
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Two Things

Students open their notebooks and write two things: one question they had about the reading and one thing they learned anew or that they had forgotten. We spent probably 40 minutes covering the things they wrote. Great discussion and opportunity for sharing. Great for: Reviewing a scripture story, Giving every person a turn, Eliciting thoughtful responses, Reading a serious passage, Helping students find meaning in the scriptures Class size: Any class size…
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Teachers can randomly assign students to read randomly by calling them by name. The key is the order of the direction and the assignment. Here’s how: “Turn in your Bible to Isaiah chapter 1. [pause] Everyone look at your scriptures. We’ll be reading verses 1-15 aloud one at a time and discussing each individually. Verse one …[pause]… John?” The important thing is to direct everyone to the verse, pause, and…
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