Technique - Hatful Of Quotes
A technique for introducing provocative ideas from an outside source.
- Select five or six passages from a text.
- Transfer them to small slips of paper, with each quote appearing on at least two slips of paper.
- Put the quotes in a hat (or other suitable container).
- Ask students to draw a slip from the hat.
- Give them several minutes to think about the quote they drew.
- Ask everyone to read his or her quote aloud and comment on it to the group.