Students can use the feedback sticky notes to give other groups meaningful feedback during the argumentation stage of ADI. Instead of asking students to give each other feedback verbally, you can ask the students to read the argument of another group and then leave one or more feedback sticky notes on the whiteboard for them to read and think about later when they are working on revising their initial argument. This is a great way to help students learn how to critique ideas and not people.
- The purple feedback sticky notes are used when students think a group needs to add something to their argument. Each one includes the sentence starter, "we suggest that you add..."
- Students use the green feedback sticky notes when they think a group needs to clarify something in their argument. Green feedback sticky notes includes the sentence starter, "Will you clarify..."
- The blue feedback sticky notes are used when students think a group needs to change something in their argument, and include the sentence starter, "We suggest that you change this to..."
- The yellow feedback sticky notes are used when students want to give another group a compliment or a make positive comment about their argument but will encourage them to include a reason for the positive assessment. Each one includes the sentence starter, "We like this because..."