Reflection: How to Buzz (or talk about what we read) - Section 3: Work Time


So, I'm still trying to figure out the perfect amount of time to Buzz. I started with 3 minutes per couple (based on the conversation I had with the other teacher in our workroom. We have 3 minute hall breaks), but next time I think I'm going to try a triad with 4 minutes. It's that weird balance right now: some are finishing early and goofing off, while some are complaining that only one partner was able to sahre. I'm still working on this.

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How to Buzz (or talk about what we read)

Unit 5: Independent Reading
Lesson 10 of 20

Objective: SWBAT: talk about what they are reading, or have read with peers.

Big Idea: All of my favorite books have come as recommendations from friends. By "Buzzing" better than an review, students share their reading (and, shhhh, their thinking).

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