Turn and Talk is a strategy to increase student engagement in their own learning. The teacher poses a question and have students turn and talk to their partner about the answer. It sounds very simple, but it is a powerful strategy to build oral language and to give students opportunity to process what they are learning. Here is a helpful video that models the Turn and Talk strategy. If you need a chart to guide students to what they should be doing during a Turn and Talk, here is an example. I know I will be incorporating this strategy into my own classroom.