On this side, quickly mark a few key characteristics of the discussion. On the other side, compactly record a discussion by noting the teacher's questions, student's comments and teacher's responses to those comments.
Curriculum expectation or benchmark:
Objective (what students should know or be able to do):
Object to be discussed (text, data, image, video, map, chart, representation of a phenomenon, students' personal experience, etc.):
____ Whole class
____ Small groups
Uses of language
____ Students learn language
____ Students learn about language
____ Students learn through language
Type of discussion [resources > discussion type]
__ Recitation: Teacher asks what students know and builds upon that so students share a small body of knowledge.
__ Guided discussion: Teacher invites and helps students to comprehend, explore, analyze or evaluate a phenomenon, concept, problem or issue
__ Open-ended discussion. Teacher invites students to synthesize and evaluate. Teacher participates with restraint.
Map the classroom and enter student names.