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Lesson

Middle School: Making Sense of One’s Own and Others’ Learning

Clip 2/10: Day 2: Making sense in partner talk

Overview

Understanding and Reading Problems: After modeling an attentive listening and questioning practice with the whole group and one student, Patty Ferrant is then able to have the students turn to a partner and mirror the process: one student explaining how they saw the dots configured, and the other partner listening, asking questions, and trying to make sense.

Consider:

How are Patty’s students using sentence stems to support their early engagement in partner talk?