1. Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
a. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
b. Build on others’ talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
c. Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion.
Skype – Skype is a great way to collaborate with other classrooms around the world.
Skype in the Classroom – This location allows teachers to find other classrooms and professionals to Skype with on a variety of topics.