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Student-Driven Discussions in Social Studies

  • Topics

    Adolescent Literacy > Text Discussion > See How It Works
  • Grade Level

    High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8), Intermediate (4-6)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

Listen to a teacher talk about how she scaffolds text discussion using pair-share, small group discussion, and large group share-out activities. Hear her description of the gradual release of responsibility from teacher to student, with the end-goal of student-driven discussions. View the related sample material, Social Studies Pair-Sharing and Discussion Guidelines.

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