Activity: Choose a Listenwise podcast to hook students’ interest in a curriculum topic and build background as a class warm-up. Keep it quick and simple by listening as a whole class.
- Search by topic or browse by content area to find the right story for your students and your curriculum.
- Project your screen so that students can read along with the transcript.
- Listen to the story together!
- Use the comprehension and/or discussion questions on the Assignment Resources tab to facilitate student engagement.
Learning Objectives: student engagement, SEL, speaking & listening practice
Content Suggestions: Our Collections are based on popular themes and topics, so they’re a great place to find a good story to listen to. Or check out this list of fun, engaging stories to hook students into listening and speaking.
Instructional Context: Remote/Hybrid/In-Person
Learning Mode: Synchronous
Total Time: 10-15 minutes