Interviewing

This Interviewing activity & project also includes:

Do you have pests at your school? Find out through a series of interviews with school personnel. Scholars visit a variety of knowledgable individuals to ask them questions, record their answers, and present their findings to their peers. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Invite an employee of a local pest management facility to speak to the class about their profession 
  • Encourage learners to record their interviews—either by audio or visually
  • Pose discussion questions on a classroom blog 
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource is the fifth of 12 activities that examine living things and integrated pest management 
  • Schedule time with individuals your class wishes to interview so not to interrupt instructional or work time 
Pros

  • The activity promotes social interaction 
  • Activity directions and interview worksheet have a clear desgin that is easy to read and follow 
Cons

  • Although the lesson positively reinforces interview techniques, its subject is specific and does not lend itself to major Common Core standards
Common Core