How to Contribute to a Discussion


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Which of the following is NOT important to a good discussion contribution?

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1. Which of the following has no place in a classroom discussion?

2. Which of the following can help you be prepared to make a good classroom discussion contribution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Classroom discussions give you the opportunity to provide insight on a particular topic and to learn from those around you. Quiz questions are centered on examples, methods, and best practices for participating in discussions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments focus on:

  • Good discussion contributions
  • A tactic that isn't permitted in classroom discussions
  • Preparing to contribute to an in-class discussion
  • What to do if you are confused by someone's argument

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've obtained about preparing to contribute to an in-class discussion
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to point out an appropriate response to a person whose argument confuses you
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information about best practices for classroom discussions and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Increase your understanding of this topic by reviewing the lesson called How to Contribute to a Discussion. You will learn about:

  • The importance of making unique contributions to a discussion
  • Why listening during discussions matters
  • The meaning of concise