SIOP Interaction Resources
Kevin Yee created this list of 278 strategies educators can use in the classroom to promote interaction. The list and descriptions of the strategies are conveniently sorted into categories like whole group, small group, etc., so it's easier to find an interactive strategy to match your instructional setting.
This blank clock buddies template, created by Reading Quest.Org, can be used to establish a variety of student paired groupings in the classroom.
This blank fan & pick template, created by Sarah Wood, can be used to create an interactive review activity for students.
This blank worksheet, created by Freeology.Com, can be printed for students to fill-out when using the give one, get one technique in the classroom.
This handout, adapted from 7 Steps to a Language-Rich Interactive Classroom by John Seidlitz and Bill Perryman, has "catch phrases" that promote engagement students can use when they don't know an answer to a question.
These printable buttons are a great way for students with limited English proficiency to participate and interact in the classroom.
This 3-column template requires students to first record their own ideas about a given topic, then collect ideas from others, and finally decide on a list of shared ideas.
These are directions to a great cooperative learning activity for student pairs.
This scavenger hunt activity, created by Amy Straus from River Springs Charter School, uses student interaction to review content-area material. The example activity is for math but it could easily be adapted for other content areas.
Teachers can enter in a class list and this tool can be used to randomly call on students in a different order each time.
This is a template you can print to have students fill out when using the Think Pair Share strategy in class.