Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Active Listening & Building IANs

Due Today: Name Fish- colored and cut out with your last name and class period on the back

Classwork/ Acitivity: Back to Back Partner Drawing and Building our Interactive Notebooks for Science

Learning Objectives
  • to have a clear understanding of how to be an active listener in science class
  • to prepare an interactive science notebook for learning in science

Back to Back Partner Drawing:
Sit with partner facing away from each other so that your backs are touching. 
Decide who will be teh listener first and who will be the artist first. You will switch and take turns doing both activities. The artist will have 30 seconds to make a drawing with geomentric figures (basic shapes).  The listerner may not view it.   NO PEEKING!
The artist will then explain to the listener how to duplicate the drawing on their own paper. The active listener will do their best listening to complete the drawing.
We will then compare and discuss how good communication skills help us to "see" what the other person is trying to say.

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