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Sharing Circle 1

The presenter will bring an object or talking stick to share with students. The students will be introduced to the history, the purpose and the expectations of a sharing circle. Using the teachings of the sharing circle, the students will be encouraged to share information with their peers. 

The presentation emphasizes the use of patience and teaches the students respect for others while they are waiting their turn to speak. 

The presenter will stay with the class to assist the students in completing a sharing circle worksheet. 

Classroom Preparation: 

  • Students to be sitting in a circle. 
  • Teacher prepares students to learn about someone's family. 

Students will need: 

  • pencil 
  • crayons 
  • eraser 

Time Frame:

60 minutes 

Additional Resources:

Talking Circles Fact Sheet.
Teacher Toolkit - Talking Circles.