Frequent Small Group Purposeful Talk

Frequent Small Group Purposeful talk is designed to increase understanding, promote connections, and extend thinking. It readies students for academic conversation and allows them to stop and process new information and skills.

“Frequent academic talk in the classroom is a product of preparation, support, and patience.  Teachers have to prepare and develop the questions they will give students in the hope of generating meaningful academic talk.”

Cain, S., Laird, M., Cotten, S., & Ellspermann, J. (2021). In The fundamental 5 revisited: Exceptional instruction in every setting (p. 84), Independently published.

Frequent Small Group Purposeful Talk

Frequent Small Group Purposeful talk is designed to increase understanding, promote connections, and extend thinking. It readies students for academic conversation and allows them to stop and process new information and skills.

“Frequent academic talk in the classroom is a product of preparation, support, and patience.  Teachers have to prepare and develop the questions they will give students in the hope of generating meaningful academic talk.”

Cain, S., Laird, M., Cotten, S., & Ellspermann, J. (2021). In The fundamental 5 revisited: Exceptional instruction in every setting (p. 84), Independently published.

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To earn the Frequent Small Group Purposeful Talk section of the Fundamental 5 Star you must earn 2 badges below based on the requirements for Frequent Small Group Purposeful Talk.

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The variety of apps on this page will help you to share the Frequent Small Group Purposeful Talk question with your students. To see how these apps support Frequent Small Group Purposeful Talk simply click on the badge and you will be directed to a page that describes in detail how to effectively use the app or program.