Rapid Fire Jigsaw Activity

Description

Students will get into groups of at least 4 for the activity. The teacher will take one lesson from the textbook and will assign each group 1-2 sections with headings. Over the next 20 minutes groups will read, discuss, prepare a presentation, read section to be presented, present, and provide input to each presentation.

Part 1: Reading

Students will get into groups of at least 4 for the activity. The teacher will take one lesson from the textbook and will assign each group 1-2 sections with headings. Over the next 20 minutes groups will read, discuss, prepare a presentation, read section to be presented, present, and provide input to each presentation.

Part 2: Discussion

During the next 5 minutes you and your group members will take the time to discuss and share input on the section you just read.

During this time students should be discussing the following:

Key People:

Key terms and their meaning:

Places:

Times:

Main Idea(s):

Supporting Details:

Part 3: Presentation Preparation

During the next 5 minutes, group members will work on creating a detailed summary of the section they read in 5 sentences or less (bullet points are acceptable) to be written on the large sticky note provided to each group. *Even though the summaries are short, they should still provide enough information for understanding about what was read to your peers*

Part 4: Presentation

Students will present their summaries of 1 and a half minutes. Each group member must speak during the presentation.

Part 5 Silent Class Reading

The class will take the next 2 and a half minutes to SILENTLY read the section that was presented to them and prepare to provide input to the presenters.

While reading on your own, evaluate and compare the presentation given with the information provided in the book.

Look to see which of the following was or was not included in the presentation*:

Key People:

Key terms and their meaning:

Places:

Times:

Main Idea(s):

Supporting Details:

*If one of these things was included but lacked important details, please be specific*

Part 6: Feedback

Students will provide feedback to their peers on their presentation. They must use the following statement to do so:

I like the way you did/said ________________, next time I would suggest adding ______________.

Please feel free to ask Mr. Rahynes any questions you may have about this activity