Why Lesson Planet?
Get your language arts class moving, build community, and strengthen writing skills with this kinesthetic activity. The class brainstorms interview questions from which each chooses three. Individuals then collect information about six different classmates. Notes are sorted into envelopes by interviewee. All the information about each interviewee is handed off to someone who will write it up, present it to the class, and contribute to a class book. Tip: Provide examples of narrative interviews from magazines and discuss what elements make an effective interview.