The name Brainwriting 6-3-5 comes from the process of having 6 people write 3 ideas in 5 minutes. Each person has a blank 6-3-5 worksheet

Typical Sequence:

  1. Write the problem statement at the top of the worksheet
  2. Write 3 ideas on the top row of the worksheet in 5 minutes
  3. After 5 minutes (or when everyone has finished writing) pass the worksheet to the person on your right
  4. Add three more ideas
  5. Continue until the worksheet is completed. There will now be a total of 108 ideas on the 6 worksheets

Template Brainwriting 6-3-5