## 1. Inside-Outside Circle

### 1.1. Students are placed in a circle and face a partner that will rotate to exchange in an activity.

1.1.1. STEP 1: Form pairs. Ask students to form a circle with their partner facing them. (TWO circles)

1.1.2. STEP 2: Inside circle's student ask partner a question from their cards. Partner answers. Inside student praise or coach.

1.1.3. STEP 3: Switch out roles, outside asks inside.

1.1.4. STEP 4: Switch cards and repeat Step 2+3.

1.1.5. STEP 5 Teacher tells students to move # pace in clockwise direction.

## 2. Heads Together

### 2.1. Students put their heads together to reach a consensus

2.1.1. STEP 1: Teacher asks a question, students write down individually.

2.1.2. STEP 2: Students discuss in their teams until they have 1 answer.

2.1.3. STEP 3: Teacher asks one teammate to answer for the team, randomly.

## 3. Mix-Pair-Share

### 3.1. Class mixes around until the teacher says "pairs" and they pair up with 1st person they see.

3.1.1. STEP1: Mix students.

3.1.2. STEP 2: Call out "pair". Students will pair up with the closest person. If not, they raise their hands and match up.

3.1.3. STEP 3: Teacher asks a question.

3.1.4. STEP 4: Students share their answers.

## 4. RoundRobin

### 4.1. Students take turns answering one another in their teams (4)to share their point.

4.1.1. STEP 1:Teacher asks a question or a problem with multiple solutions.

4.1.2. STEP 2: student 1 answers, student 2 after, until they have all share their answer.

## 5. RoundTable

### 5.1. Students take turn writing responses in teams.

5.1.1. STEP 1: Students, in their team, are asked to answer and write on 1 paper for the whole team.

5.1.2. STEP 2: Teacher makes a statement with multiple choices.

5.1.3. STEP 3: Paper moves to the student on left ,until its filled, or all have answered.

## 6. Three-Step Interview

### 6.1. Students interview in pairs and share in their team.

6.1.1. STEP 1: Teacher provides interview questions and a time limit.

6.1.2. STEP 2: In pairs, Student A interviews student B for a set time. They switch up the role.

6.1.3. STEP 3: In team: RoundRobin to share what they have learned from their partners from interviews.

## 7. RallyRobin

### 7.1. Partners (2) take turn answering.

7.1.1. STEP 1: Students are put in pairs.

7.1.2. STEP 2: Teacher states a problem.

7.1.3. STEP 3: While taking turns, students share with their partners.

## 8. Crossword Puzzle Jigsaw

### 8.1. Students of a team all have different parts to solve a puzzle.

8.1.1. STEP 1: Each student takes a card.

8.1.2. STEP 2: Using a RoundRobin, they share their part.

8.1.3. STEP 3: With all the parts/clues, they must solve the puzzle.

## 9. RallyTable

### 9.1. Pairs write down sentences and contribute.

9.1.1. STEP 1: Teacher provides a statement.

9.1.2. STEP 2: In pairs, 1 student is asked to write down something first.

9.1.3. STEP 3: Student 1 writes down something, then passes to student 2 to add more.

## 10. Within-team Jigsaw

### 10.1. Each student masters a piece of a whole before sharing to the team.

10.1.1. STEP 1: Each student is given information about a part of something. They have to master the content.

10.1.2. STEP 2: They use RoundRobin to share what they have learned.

10.1.3. STEP 3: They ensure others understand.

## 11. Think-Pair-Share

### 11.1. Students have to write down their opinions before sharing to partner and the whole class.

11.1.1. STEP 1: Students write down their opinion about a topic.

11.1.2. STEP 2: In pairs, they share and discuss with a partner.

11.1.3. STEP 3: Teacher asks pairs to share their opinion with the whole class.

## 12. Pairs Jigsaw

### 12.1. Each half of a class is given a topic to master.

12.1.1. STEP 1: Divide class in half. Each half is given different material to master.

12.1.2. STEP 2: Each student find another student with the opposite topic. They share what they have learned.

12.1.3. STEP 3: They can ask another group for help.

## 13. Timed Pair Share

### 13.1. Pairs share on a topic for a set time.

13.1.1. STEP 1: Teacher proposes a topic and sets a timer.

13.1.2. STEP 2: In pairs, Student A shares its opinion with B. When time is up, roles are reversed.

## 14. Classic Jigsaw (base, home teams, expert teams)

### 14.1. Team Jigsaw

14.1.1. STEP 1: Each team gets assigned a part of a text and become experts. Another team gets the same information. (TWIN TEAM)

14.1.2. STEP 2: Teams share with teammates.

14.1.3. STEP 3: Team shares with TWIN team

14.1.4. STEP 4: Split up teams around the class to have experts of all parts of a text, heterogeneously.

### 14.2. Classic

14.2.1. STEP 1: Each member of the team gets a clue.

14.2.2. STEP 2: Teammates share a clue, while taking turns.

14.2.3. STEP 3: Students are evaluated on the whole.

### 14.3. Expert

14.3.1. STEP 1: Assign a hard topic to best learners and harder topics to lower students.

14.3.2. STEP 2: Ask them to become expert on the topic.

14.3.3. STEP 3: They share, but high achiever to help teammates understand.

## 15. Team Pair Solo

### 15.1. In their team, students share on a topic before doing so in pairs before doing individual work.

15.1.1. STEP 1: In their team, students share ideas on a topic or a problem.

15.1.2. STEP 2: Students are put in pairs to discuss it more thoroughly.

15.1.3. STEP 3: Individually, they solve the problem or write what they think about the topic.

## 16. Find Someone Who

### 16.1. Students walk around the classroom to ask their peers, while in pairs, knows the answer. If they do, they become "Someone Who Knows".

16.1.1. STEP 1-Students walk around class with a raised hand until they find a partner (not a teammate).

16.1.2. STEP 2- In pairs: 1st student asks 2nd a question from the worksheet, 2nd replies and initial that question of student 1 worksheet. Student 2 asks his questions to 1, 1 initials and they shake hands when done.

16.1.3. STEP 3: Students raise their hands, move around, and find a new partner. Repeat until the worksheet is complete.

16.1.4. STEP 4: in base teams: students compare answers and discuss. If not certain, they all raise their hands.

## 17. Think-Square-Share

### 17.1. This is a technique used to aid students' reasoning were they think, consult and share.

17.1.1. STEP 1: Students are asked to write down their knowledge/view on a topic.

17.1.2. STEP 2: Students team up and exchange their ideas while ea h taking their turn.

17.1.3. STEP 3: One student from the team will express the general standing of its team to the whole class.

## 18. Talking Chips

### 18.1. Students place chips in the middle on the table to ensure everyone contributes.

18.1.1. STEP 1: Students are in their team(4). Teacher proposes topic.

18.1.2. STEP 2: Each time a student answers, he moves a chip to the middle of the table.

18.1.3. STEP 3: When all the chips have been used. They collect and start over.

## 19. Fan-N-Pick

### 19.1. Students pick a card and answer a question and take turns in a clockwise manner for each round.

19.1.1. STEP 1-Student 1 asks partner to pick a card

19.1.2. STEP 2-Students 2 draws a card, reads the question aloud to teammate 3.

19.1.3. STEP 3- Student 3 answers question

19.1.4. STEP 4- Student 4 agrees/disagrees with the answer.