## 1. Team pair solo

### 1.1. Step 1. First the students work in a team.

### 1.2. Step 2. stidents then try to solve the problem in pairs.

### 1.3. Step 3. Students try to solve the problem on their own.

## 2. Rally Robin

### 2.1. * In pairs, students take turns responding orally.

### 2.2. 1. Teacher poses a problem to which there are multiple possible responses or solutions, and provides think time.

### 2.3. 2. Students take turns stating responses or solutions.

## 3. Round Robin

### 3.1. * In teams, students take turns responding orally.

### 3.2. 1. Teacher poses a problem to which there are multiple possible responses or solutions, and provide think time.

### 3.3. 2. Students take turns stating responses or solutions.

## 4. Round Table

### 4.1. * In teams, students take turns generating written responses, solving problems, or making a contribution to a project.

### 4.2. 1. The teacher provides a task to which there are multiple possible responses, and provides think time.

### 4.3. Students take turns passing a paper and pencil or a team project, each writing one answer or making a contribution.

## 5. Rally Table

### 5.1. * In pairs, students take turns generating written responses, solving problems, or making a contribution to a project.

### 5.2. 1. The teacher provides a task to which there are multiple possible responses, and provides think time.

### 5.3. 2. Students ta turns passing a paper and pencil or team project, each writing one answer or making a contribution.

## 6. Heads Together

### 6.1. * Teammates put their "heads together" to reach consensus on the team's answer. Everyone keeps on their toes because their number may be called to share the team's answer.

6.1.1. Setup: Teacher prepares questions or problems to ask teams.

### 6.2. 1. Students number off.

### 6.3. 2. Teacher poses a problem and gives think time.

### 6.4. 3. Students privately write their answers.

### 6.5. 4. Students stand up and "put their heads together", showing answers, discussing, and teaching each other.

### 6.6. 5. Students sit down when everyone knows the answer or has something to share.

### 6.7. 6. Teacher calls a number. Students with that number answer simultaneously using:

6.7.1. AnswerBoard Share

6.7.2. Response Cards

6.7.3. Chalkboard Responses

6.7.4. Finger Responses

6.7.5. Choral Practice

6.7.6. Manipulatives

### 6.8. 7. Classmates applaud students who responded.

## 7. Find Someone Who

### 7.1. * Students circulate through the classroom, forming and reforming pairs, trying to "find someone who" knows an answer, then they become "someone who knows."

7.1.1. Setup: The teacher prepares a worksheet or questions for students.

### 7.2. 1. Students mix in the class, keeping a hand raised until they find a partner that is not a teammate.

### 7.3. 2. In pairs, Partner A asks a question from the worksheet; Partner B responds.

7.3.1. Partner A records the answer on his or her own worksheet and expresses appreciation.

### 7.4. 3. Parner B checks and initials the answer.

### 7.5. 4. Partner B asks a question; Partner A responds.

7.5.1. Partner B records the answer on his her own worksheet and expresses appreciation.

### 7.6. 5. Partner A checks and initials the answer.

### 7.7. 6. Partners shake hands, part, and raise a hand as they search for a new partner.

### 7.8. 7. Students repeat steps 1-6 until their worksheets are complete.

### 7.9. 8. When their worksheets are complete, students sit down; seated students may be approached by others as a resource.

### 7.10. 9. In teams, students compare answers; if there is disagreement or uncertainty, they rais four hands to as a team question.

## 8. Think Pair Share

### 8.1. Step 1. Students are paired up. (They are given think time.

### 8.2. Step 2. Student A shares and Student B listens.

### 8.3. Step 3. Both students switch roles.

## 9. Think Pair Square Share

### 9.1. Step 1. Students are put in teams. Then pari off in the group. They get think time.

### 9.2. Step 2. Student A and C share with Student B and D listen.

### 9.3. Step 3. The students in the pairs switch.

### 9.4. Step 4. The students share with the rest of the team when they are done.

## 10. Timed Pair Share

### 10.1. Step 1.Students are paired up, they are then given think time.

10.1.1. HINT: The teacher provides positive response gambits to use in step 3:

10.1.1.1. Copycat response Gambit : " Thanks for sharing!" or " You are interesting to listen to!"

10.1.1.2. Complete sentence Gambit: "One thing I learned listening to you was..." - " I enjoyed listening to you because..." - " Your most interesting idea was ..."

### 10.2. Step 2. Student A shares, student B listnes.

### 10.3. 3. Partner B responds with a positive gambit.

### 10.4. 4. Partners switch roles.

10.4.1. * The teacher has a timer going when the students are doing this activity.

## 11. Inside-Outside Circle

### 11.1. * Students rotate in concentric circles to face new partners for sharing, quizzing, or problem solving.

11.1.1. Setup: The teacher prepares questions, or provides a question card for each student.

11.1.1.1. NOTE: When playing with cards, steps 3-6 are Quiz-Quiz-Trade.

### 11.2. 1. Students form pairs. One student form each pair moves to form one large circle in the class facing outward.

### 11.3. 2. Remaining students find and face their partners (class now stands in two concerning circles.)

### 11.4. 3. Inside circle students ask a question from their question card; outside circle students answer. Inside circle students praise or coach.

11.4.1. Alternative: The teacher asks a question and indicates inside or outside student to answer to their partner.

### 11.5. 4. Partners switch roles: Outside circle student ask, listen, then praise or coach.

### 11.6. 5. Partners trade question cards.

### 11.7. 6. Inside circle students rotate clockwise to a new partner.

11.7.1. The teacher may call rotation numbers: "Rotate Three Ahead." The class may do a "choral count" as they rotate.

## 12. Three Step Interview

### 12.1. * Students interview their partner and then each share with teamates what they learned.

### 12.2. 1. Teacher provides the interview topic, states the duration of the interview, and provides think time.

### 12.3. 2. In pairs, Studente A interviews Student B.

### 12.4. 3. Pairs switch roles : Student B interviews Student A.

### 12.5. 4. Round Robin: Pairs pair up to form groups of four. Each student, in turn, shares with the team what he or she learned in the interview.

## 13. Crossword Puzzle Jigsaw

### 13.1. Step 1. One puzzle is distributed to each team. (4 people per team)

### 13.2. Step 2. Each student has a clue card.

### 13.3. Step 3. Students take turn saying their clue.

### 13.4. Step 4. Students work together combining their clues to figure out the puzzle.

## 14. Within-team Jigsaw

### 14.1. Variation of Jigsaw: students stay in their team.

14.1.1. Students have different poems from each person.

### 14.2. Step 1. Students read and answer questions on their own.

### 14.3. Step 2. Students share with their team members what they found out.

## 15. Pairs Jigsaw

### 15.1. Step 1. the class is divided in half. Half of the class is given a task to master. the other half is given a different task.

15.1.1. Students with the same topic are encouraged to help each other.

### 15.2. Step 2. When students have finished mastering the task they partner with someone from the other half of the class.

### 15.3. Step 3. Students from both halves take turns teaching each other the material they mastered.

## 16. Mix-Pair-Share

### 16.1. * The class "mixes" until the teacher calls, "pair." Students find a new partner to discuss or answer the teacher's question.

16.1.1. Set up: Teacher prepares questions to ask students.

### 16.2. Step 1. Students mix around the room.

### 16.3. Step 2. Teacher calls "Pair."

### 16.4. Step 3. Students pair up with the person closest to them and give a high five. Students who haven't found a partner raise their hands to find each other.

### 16.5. Step 4: Teacher asks a question and gives think time.

### 16.6. Step 5: Students share with their partners using: - Timed Pair Share - RallyRobin

## 17. Poems for Two Voices

### 17.1. * Partners create and present a poem they recite using one voice, the other voice, or both.

17.1.1. ** Students may progress through three stages: 1. Teacher provides poem and AB scripting. 2. Teacher provides poem, and students provide AB scripting. 3. Students create or select poem and script it.

### 17.2. Step 1. The teacher assigns each pair a poem topic.

### 17.3. Step 2. Partners work together to write their poem.

### 17.4. Step 3. Partners label each line of their poem, A, B, or AB, representing who will read each line.

### 17.5. Step 4. Pairs rehearse their poems.

### 17.6. step 5: Pairs recite their poems to another pair or to the class.

## 18. Talking Chips

### 18.1. * Teammates place Talking Chips in the center of the table to make sure everyone contributes to the team discussion.

18.1.1. Setup: Teams have talking chips (maximum: two chips each).