This is an active listening activity. It’s a great way to review materials learned in class.
Students will form two lines of equal length facing one another (Line A and Line B).
will find their partner directly across from them.
teacher will prompt students with a topic. Student A will share one piece of information with Student B
about that topic. Student B will
also exchange one piece of information.
At the teacher’s command, students in Line A will shift one step to the right so they are facing a new partner in Line B.
The new partners will again exchange information about the given topic.
Repeat directions above until the conversation about that topic is finished or a new topic is given.
Variation: Include information recorded on a graphic organizer. Students come to the line with an independently completed graphic organizer. Each interaction would lead to the student adding more information to the organizer.