Engage in Partner Talk
Peer Review: Students work in pairs or groups to exchange work and provide feedback to one another.
Peer Review: Students work in pairs or groups to exchange work and provide feedback to one another.

Partner Problem Talk

Tiffany splits the class in half. Half of the class receives problem A. The other half receives problem B. Students work independently for five minutes before partnering up with someone who has the same problem for 10 minutes. During this time, they give and get help on their problem. Then, students partner up with someone who had a different problem and they review and critique each other's work. 

About This Strategy
prep time:
Moderate
Grade Level: Twelfth grade
Teaching Challenge: Engage in Partner Talk
Tiffany Dawdy
Camelback High School
Phoenix, AZ
Strategy Implementation Questions
Questions to think about when implementing the strategy
  • How could this strategy support students to engage in partner talk?
  • What could be challenging about this strategy? How could you prepare to address any challenges?
Lesson Notes


About This Strategy
prep time:
Moderate
Grade Level: Twelfth grade
Teaching Challenge: Engage in Partner Talk
Tiffany Dawdy
Camelback High School
Phoenix, AZ
Artifacts
Student Practice
Lesson File:A-B partner activty - parabolas.docx
This is a student handout with AB partner activity problems.
Strategy Implementation Notes
Lesson Section:AB Partner Activity
In this video, Tiffany explains the AB Partner strategy.
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