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How About a Tug of War? Making Thinking Visible - an excellent resource for promoting engagement and higher order thinking skills! Use for persuasive writing lesson with Language Arts. Argumentative Writing, Persuasive Writing, Teaching Writing, Opinion Writing, Essay Writing, Paragraph Writing, Argument Writing Middle School, Opinion Essay, Writing Guide

How About a Tug of War? Making Thinking Visible

Secondgradealicious: How About a Tug of War? Making Thinking Visible - an excellent resource for promoting engagement and higher order thinking skills!

Bloom's Taxonomy Classroom Posters "not just posters, but conversations". Very Straight Forward Way To Look At Critical Thinking. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Technology, Educational Technology, Blooms Taxonomy Poster, Bloom's Taxonomy, Future Classroom, School Classroom

Revised Bloom's Taxonomy Posters for Higher Level Thinking

Whether you're a Common Core school, a 21st Century school, or just a school that's making it a focus to prepare all learners for their future, you know how essential it is for the teaching and learning to be in the highest levels of Bloom's everyday. Display these student-friendly (and not too ove...

27 ways to increase participation and thus build motivation in the classroom. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Instructional Strategies, Differentiation Strategies, Instructional Technology, Differentiated Instruction, Teaching Music, Future Classroom, School Classroom

It’s really time to participate, Part 2

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21 Ways to Use Task Cards. Click through to get your free task card handbook. I will adjust some of these reasons for High-School. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teaching Reading, Teaching Math, Primary Teaching, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Spanish, Teacher Organization, Teacher Hacks

Task Card Handbook: Everything You Need to Know - FREE!

21 Ways to Use Task Cards. Click through to get your free task card handbook.

As a sixth grade intro to passion project.Growing a STEM Classroom: What to do With a Box? Challenge - Connecting Literature and STEM Inquiry Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas, Primary Teaching, 4th Grade Science, Stem Science, Science Labs, Science Ideas

What to do With a Box? Challenge - Connecting Literature and STEM

Connecting picture books and STEM seems so natural in an elementary classroom, but I know it can also be successfully done in even middle and high school classrooms. Each quarter, we send home a STEM Challenge Project and this is one of the students' favorites! Here are some of their projects! We based this set of STEM projects on the book, What Can You Do With a Box?, by Jane Yolen. Students got a 6 x 6 x 6 cardboard box, which you can buy in bulk on Amazon (you can get 25 of them for…

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17 Escape Room Puzzle Ideas for Your Classroom

Creating escape rooms is challenging. Here are 17 ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

Synthesizing with The Wednesday Surprise by Eve Bunting Synthesis is when your thinking changes during reading. This book is a great choice because it is short and sweet and your thinking changes quite drastically from the beginning to the end. Reading Lessons, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Guided Reading, Reading Tutoring, Sequencing Activities, Shared Reading

Synthesizing with The Wednesday Surprise

Each year I use The Wednesday Surprise by Eve Bunting to do a lesson on synthesis. Synthesis is when your thinking changes during reading. This book is a great choice because it is short and sweet and your thinking changes quite drastically from the beginning to the end. I have taught this lesson for years with only one copy of the book. This year I ordered a class set and it made a big difference. In the middle we start to think that the main character, Anna, will be reading to her father…