Around the world: Activity Norms

Getting Ready

  1. clear classroom tables of unnecessary personal materials

  2. keep only what your teacher says is needed for the lesson

  3. sit where you are instructed to do so

  4. transition to your seat quietly

  5. listen carefully to instructions

During the Activity

  1. begin discussions when asked to do so

    • be polite

    • listen and show interest in the ideas of others

    • stay on task

    • explore each topic - get as much out of it with your partner as possible

  2. listen for the activity commands

    • "eyes up" means to stop discussion and turn to face your teacher

    • "rotate" means to move one seat in the direction your teacher indicates

    • "next question" means to move to the next question or prompt in your activity