What is a Gallery Walk?
A collaborative and active way for students to generate and share ideas on a specific topic or topics. Students physically walk throughout designated stations while answering meaningful questions that relate to an overarching theme or question.
Why would I use this activity?
- After reading an article to review the key points.
- Allow for an interactive way to examine historical documents or images.
- Activate Prior Knowledge prior to introducing a new topic. Generate ideas
- As a closing activity for students to review other student created projects.
How do I Implement a Gallery Walk?
Use this planning template to help discover the different components of the activity and use it to plan your own!
|Introduction/Guiding Question||Provide a guiding question to frame the activity. Should be an open ended statement that allows for inquiry.|
Establish the following details to help faciltate the gallery walk:
When students are moving between stations the following should be in place:
Include a set of reflection questions for students or a closing activity that allows students to share what they learned
|*Extension (Optional)||An activity that continues the exploration of knowledge of the topic.|
A Look Back At Social Systems: Students will respond to questions about the Mayan society and connect to the systems we have in place today.