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Title: Active Listening Intro


1
Listening Activity
  • Are you a good listener??

2
Pre-Activity Reflection
  • Places where we must listen
  • Places where we choose not to listen
  • Why dont we listen?
  • Good listeners?
  • Bad Listeners?
  • Why?

3
Directions
  • Students will be broken up into groups of 2
  • Students will sit back to back
  • Drawer (Listener)
  • Describer (Speaker)
  • Students will be given 8-10 minutes to describe
    the picture on the overhead to their partner
  • The Speaker CANNOT look at what the Listener is
    drawing
  • Students will get to switch roles

4
Objectives
  • The ability to describe and explain clearly and
    coherently is a very important skill
  • The ability to listen effectively and ask
    questions when something is not clear is an
    important skill, as well
  • Get ready to begin

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After
  • How did your partner go about explaining the
    picture?
  • How was the photo explained?
  • Were there particular words or phrases used?
  • Was it difficult to describe the picture?
  • Was it difficult to draw the picture?
  • What worked for your group?
  • What was challenging for you?
  • How would you have done it differently?

8
Listening Skills Strategies
  • Maintain eye contact with the instructor
  • Focus on content, not delivery

9
  • Avoid emotional involvement
  • Avoid distractions

10
  • Treat listening as a challenging mental task
  • Stay active by asking mental questions

I wonder when Mrs. Farnsworth is going to shut
up!!!??
11
  • Use the gap between the rate of speech and your
    rate of thought
  • Don't be the "cut-off man"

12
  • Complete the listening process
  • Listen for main ideas

13
Whatever you say Miss McGillicuddy
  • Ask questions
  • Give feedback

14
Reflection
  • How can students develop their listening skills?
  • What are some techniques that can be used to
    fully comprehend material?
  • Why are listening and comprehension skills
    important inside and outside of the school
    setting?
  • Why does being an effective listener help make a
    student successful?
  • Do you know strategies based on your learning
    style that will help you learn better.
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