Literacy Strategy #18 By: Alexandra Kimball
What is Hot Seat??
Used in grade levels 3-5 and 6-8
Why should this be used??
When should this be used??
1. Learn about the character
2. Create a costume
3. Prepare opening remarks
4. Introduce the character
5. Ask questions and make comments
6. Summarize the ideas
Common Core State Standards:
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.
Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
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YouTube,. (2016). Audrey in the Hot Seat as Goldilocks after a Read Aloud. Retrieved 2 March 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2dId0rlrMs