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    Shhhh…Silent Discussions in The Classroom

    Okay, when I say silent, I mean silent (except for music playing in the background)!  You won’t believe how your students will work during this time. So, I know you are dying to know how to do this (hehe)! It’s super easy to do and can be used for responding to literature, math problems, science, social studies, pretty much any topic! We used this during a Shakespeare unit. Instead of just asking the students these questions or having them write a “formal” written response to one of the plays we were studying. Simply write the statement or question that you want them to respond to in the middle of a…