Focused Discussion with Cooperative Team
Steps for Numbered Heads
1. Number off from 1 to 4.
2. Listen to the question.
3. Discuss ideas with your group and prepare to share.
4. Report your group’s ideas if your number is called.
Use these sentence starters.
What do you think?
Could you explain your thinking?
Do you have another idea?
We’d really like to hear your thoughts on
Agreeing and Disagreeing
I like the way
I hear your views, but I disagree because
I had a different reaction. I thought
I agree, but would also add that
We could combine these ideas by
We all agreed that
Most of us agreed that
It seems to us
Adapted from READ 180, Scholastic