Sugar paper, coloured pens, masking tape?
What to do:
This activity relies on students working independently and completely in silence.
Each student is assigned a felt tip pen each- the colour given must be noted- or make it clear to them you are aware of it! (This makes them accountable for what they have written!)
Students will find on the sugar paper- a question/debating point/equations etc
Students must respond to the question- through written words only.
Make sure there are many different questions posed on the sugar paper placed all around the room.
At the time interval arranged- students should move around the room to answer as many different questions as possible- coming back to the points they have written. Also encourage them to respond to the points others have written.
Students should completely refrain from talking- and write all they want to 'say!'
Could do this as a class mind map in silent- see post.
Labels: cooperative learning, Literacy, memory techniques, peer assessment, PLTS