Speed Dating The great thing about this activity is that it allows your students to explore a large amount of content in a 45 or 90-minute class period and can be used in any subject area.
Students work individually, in pairs, and then collaboratively.
Together, the duo is assigned a person during the Progressive Era that was either a muckraker or reformer.
Together, they read a short biography and had the opportunity to do some online research.
Initially, I thought I was a genius but after researching, I realized it was not some new, unheard of idea.
I introduced this activity in my Progressive Era unit.
To better understand how it works, here is my breakdown for the period.
This lesson plan focuses on conversational practice to encourage English learners to use a wide variety of language functions such as demanding explanations, making complaints, giving warning, etc.This one comes courtesy of a colleague of mine in the French Department (the excellent Ms Mundy! Fully adaptable across a range of subjects, themes, ideas; it runs as follows!