Reading Strategies that Work!
Why I love the book Strategies That Work and FREE posters for your classroom!
The Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs Poster for Teachers
An eye-catching resource packed full of action verbs that define each stage of Bloom's Taxonomy.
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...
Cause and Effect Using Informational Text
Teaching cause and effect using informational text in the upper grade classroom can be tough. It takes a bit of logical thinking, a touch of common sense, and a whole lot of inferencing...which can be a tall order for kids this age. We can make it easier though, by giving the kids lots of opportunities to practice in a variety of ways. In this post by The Teacher Next Door, you'll learn lots of tips for teaching cause and effect in the classroom.
One Pagers : Assessment for Higher-order Thinking Skills | Adventures in Teaching One Pagers are great because they encourage creative thinking. There is no "right" answer, there is do specific question the student needs to answer.
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It's one thing to teach concepts like characters, setting, and plot. Most kids get these without too much trouble, but it's another thing to teach your kids to find the theme of a piece of literature. This higher level thinking, much more abstract reading skill, is one that has to...