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Practicing Active Listening Skills

  • 24 April 2018
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Practicing Active Listening Skills
Students’ age range: 14-16
Topic: Sleeping Patterns and Change in School time For Teens
Description: After the roll call, give a general introduction to the lesson’s key concepts. Find out what students know about the importance of listening. Secondly, inform students that they will be participating in two listening and speaking activities that will prepare them for their Reading Comprehension and Directed Writing lessons this week. Students will read the instructions for the survey interview. They will participate in the survey interview within the allotted time. Allow a few volunteers to share their observations or conclusions about their classmates sleeping habits. Transition to the next activity. Share the Fishbowl discussion rules. Model the process using a few students. Have students view the video. Base on the video, teacher will pose a question to start the Fishbowl discussion. Students will advance the discussion until the assigned time on the discussion topic has elapsed or all participants have an opportunity to participate in the inner circle at least once. . In the lesson’s closure, recap the key concepts. To conclude, allow one or two students to complete the sentence : ”I used to think that…now I think…. Also, allow a volunteer to share feedback pertaining to the two activities.

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Dominique Russell

4/25/2018 3:35 PM

Listening is a critical skill needed for critical thinking and reading comprehension.

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