# What is whole group activity?

## What is whole group activity?

Whole class instruction is about learning together: teachers and students at the same time, in the same space, and with each person focused on the same learning goals.

**What is whole group math instruction?**

When placing whole group instruction in a guided math classroom, the shift changes to “student-directed” instruction. The role of the teacher is to be the facilitator and guide the instruction through rich tasks and open-ended questions, which allow for students to take control of the learning.

**What are some activities for math?**

Here are some fun classroom math activities that will have your students begging to do more.

- Math Bingo. This math game is sure to become a fast favorite with your students.
- Make a paper plate clock.
- Guess the weight.
- Hopscotch math.
- Pizza fractions.
- ‘Lengthy’ scavenger hunt.
- Survey and graph.

### How long should whole group math instruction be?

This whole-group instruction should be no longer than 15 minutes. It is very important that you teach math vocabulary to your students. Not only will they see these words in math problems, but you should expect students to use these math words as they explain how they solve their math problems.

**What is whole group in a classroom?**

Whole group instruction is direct instruction using traditional textbooks or supplemental materials with minimal differentiation in either content or assessment. It is sometimes referred to as whole class instruction. It is typically provided through teacher-led direct instruction.

**What is whole class strategies?**

A whole class discussion is a pedagogical strategy that involves having all members of the class discuss a topic as a group. It can be beneficial for providing all students in the class with the same information and encouraging students to speak up in a democratic forum.

#### What does whole group instruction look like?

**What does whole class teaching mean?**

In Whole Class Teaching as it is clearly indicated by its name the class is considered as a whole and the teacher teaches students within a common framework. This is the simplest approach for teaching. The teacher has only one lesson to prepare, so both time and effort is saved.

**What does a good math block look like?**

A well designed math block incorporates whole group and small group instruction. It also provides time for teaching new skills, practicing for mastery, and reviewing previously taught skills. However, there are two things I want you to keep in mind.

## What does good math instruction look like?

Instruction should focus on the relationship between such processes as addition and multiplication, and subtrac- tion and division. Students should be introduced to multiplicative reasoning, equivalence, and a vari- ety of methods for computation.