Oracy: Exploratory talk (Talking frames)

Talking frames can be used to promote exploratory talk. This includes using a range of prompts or questions to deepen pupils’ dialogue and give them a focus for their discussions.

Strategies such as Agree, Build, Challenge question stems can help pupils to challenge one another’s’ thoughts, ‘But, because, so’ is a technique used to encourage pupils to add other pupils’ responses, and signposting sequencing words can help pupils to sequence their ideas.

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