Presentation on theme: "Lesson One Taking Turns to Talk"— Presentation transcript:
1 Lesson One Taking Turns to Talk Talk To MeLesson OneTaking Turns to TalkProduced by the Riverina Schools Project Partnership, 2009
2 Talk To MeGood speaking skills are important.Lots of different things help people to talk to each other.When we do not do these things it makes it hard to get along.Today we are going to talk about turn taking.Explain that good speaking skills are important because we need to be able to ask people for things we want, explain things important to us and talk about how we feel.There are rules about how we talk to each other. If we don’t follow these rules it can make it hard to get along.The first talking rule we are going to talk about is turn taking.
3 Turn Taking When we are talking to each other we follow a pattern. One person talks and the other person listens.If we do not take our turn to listen we can make the other person feel bad.
4 iI wish I couldget a word in.And then I put a different game in and then I pressed start and then I ...Ask the children what is happening in this picture. Why does one of the boys look unhappy?
5 What is wrong in this picture? The two boys are facing each other.The boys are taking turns to talk.One person is doing all the talking.Invite one of the students up to the SmartBoard to circle the right answer.
6 Taking Turns to Talk Simply read from this slide. When people take too many turns in conversation, we might say that they talk too much.If people do not take a turn, we might say that they are too quiet.Simply read from this slide.
7 Taking Turns to TalkWhen people do not take their turn to talk it is hard to know what they are thinking.That can make people feel bad too.Let’s look at the next slide.
8 That’s really exciting I’m going to the movies on the weekendAsk the students what is happening in this picture. Notice that both boys look happy now. Why?
9 What is right in this picture? Circle the RIGHT answerThe boys are sitting down.The boys are taking turns to talk.The boys are interrupting each other.Invite one of the students to the SmartBoard to circle the right answer.
10 Taking Turns to TalkWhen your teacher is talking, it is their turn to talk.If you want to talk, you must raise your hand and wait.Emphasise that there are also turn taking rules in the classroom.
11 ActivityIn groups of 3-4 sitting at your desks, follow your teacher’s instructions to make up a story.Each group is given a red pencil.Only the person holding the red pencil can talk.Each person holding the pencil has to make up a sentence to continue the story that starts with....Ask the students to return to their desks and make up a story together BUT only one person can speak at a time, the person holding the pencil.
12 Activity These pictures can provide a prompt to start the story. I was on my way to school today and I saw .....These pictures can provide a prompt to start the story.