Authentic Interaction

Playing a “People Bingo” game & engaging in meaningful interactions

Using a World Map & learning about each other’s home countries 

Conducting a survey & recording data

Connecting vocabulary to the text

Providing student choice in creating questions 

Creating a curiosity corner for student questions

Assigning clear roles for group work

Eliciting student talk and encouraging peer interaction

Engaging students in making predictions aloud

Authentic discussion during scientific investigation

Enriching hands-on activity with language and open-ended questions

Repeating and extending student language during observation

Fielding an unexpected question