FTBT speaking and listening: Animated demonstrations of CCLS aligned strategies

This For Teachers By Teachers collection is comprised of 4 video animations (30 min) which demonstrate teaching strategies aligned to the CCLS Standards for Speaking and Listening.  Please note video transcripts and other supplemental materials are available to download before watching the videos. To access them, click on the links in the descriptions of each video.  

Please note that not all of the files in this collection can be downloaded from WeTeachNYC because they link out to an external site.

Included Resources

This video introduces the Speaking and Listening section of the For Teacher By Teachers: Best Practices in Common Core Aligned Literacy Instruction collection.

This video reviews the "two cents" strategy for encouraging student participation. (4 min.)

Click here for the video transcript.

Click here for more information on the "two cents" strategy.

This video reviews the "four corners" classroom protocol for responding to texts. (6 min.)

Click here for the video transcript.

Click here for more information on how to implement "four corners" in your classroom.

This animated video reviews the "deck of cards" classroom protocol. (6 min.)

Click here for the video transcript.

Click here for tips on how to implement "deck of cards" in your classroom.

This video reviews one example of the Socratic Seminar classroom protocol. (7 min.)

Click here for a link to the video transcript.

Here are some tips for implementing the Socratic Seminar in your classroom. 

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