How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core

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The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are designed to make K-12 students college and career ready in mathematics, language arts, history and social studies, science, and technical subjects. The goal has been set. The challenge now lies in how teachers will address these standards in the classroom. Divided into seven key student proficiencies, How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core is a practical guide that prepares teachers to teach to the CCSS, across all grade levels and content areas. Authors ...

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How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core: 7 Key Student Proficiencies of the New National Standards

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Overview

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are designed to make K-12 students college and career ready in mathematics, language arts, history and social studies, science, and technical subjects. The goal has been set. The challenge now lies in how teachers will address these standards in the classroom. Divided into seven key student proficiencies, How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core is a practical guide that prepares teachers to teach to the CCSS, across all grade levels and content areas. Authors James A. Bellanca, Robin J. Fogarty, and Brian M. Pete show teachers and educational leaders how to make simple adjustments to classroom instruction in order to enhance students' critical thinking skills and prepare them for college and the workforce.

Using this straightforward resource, you will:

Find ways to promote the most prominent thinking skills within the CCSS in your classroom

Attain tips for elementary-, middle-, and secondary-level learning

Be prepared to teach to the CCSS and help your students apply their strengthened thinking skills across the curriculum

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936764075
  • Publisher: Solution Tree
  • Publication date: 6/30/2012
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 125,328
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors xv

Introduction 1

A Practical and Explicit Exposition 4

The Three-Phase Teaching Model 5

A Road Map 9

A Note to the Reader 10

1 Critical Thinking 13

Chapter 1 Analyze 15

Explicit Teaching Lesson 17

Classroom Content Lesson 19

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 19

Reflection Questions 20

Chapter 2 Evaluate 23

Explicit Teaching Lesson 25

Classroom Content Lesson 27

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 28

Reflection Questions 29

Chapter 3 Problem Solve 31

Explicit Teaching Lesson 33

Classroom Content Lesson 36

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 37

Reflection Questions 38

2 Creative Thinking 39

Chapter 4 Generate 41

Explicit Teaching Lesson 42

Classroom Content Lesson 45

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 46

Reflection Questions 47

Chapter 5 Associate 49

Explicit Teaching Lesson 51

Classroom Content Lesson 53

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 54

Reflection Questions 55

Chapter 6 Hypothesize 57

Explicit Teaching Lesson 59

Classroom Content Lesson 61

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 62

Reflection Questions 63

3 Complex Thinking 55

Chapter 7 Clarify 67

Explicit Teaching Lesson 69

Classroom Content Lesson 71

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 72

Reflection Questions 73

Chapter 8 Interpret 75

Explicit Teaching Lesson 77

Classroom Content Lesson 79

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 79

Reflection Questions 80

Chapter 9 Determine 83

Explicit Teaching Lesson 84

Classroom Content Lesson 87

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 87

Reflection Questions 88

4 Comprehensive Thinking 89

Chapter 10 Understand 91

Explicit Teaching Lesson 92

Classroom Content Lesson 95

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 96

Reflection Questions 97

Chapter 11 Infer 99

Explicit Teaching Lesson 101

Classroom Content Lesson 102

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 103

Reflection Questions 104

Chapter 12 Compare and Contrast 107

Explicit Teaching Lesson 109

Classroom Content Lesson 111

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 111

Reflection Questions 113

5 Collaborative Thinking 115

Chapter 13 Explain 117

Explicit Teaching Lesson 119

Classroom Content Lesson 121

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 122

Reflection Questions 123

Chapter 14 Develop 125

Explicit Teaching Lesson 126

Classroom Content Lesson 128

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 129

Reflection Questions 130

Chapter 15 Decide 131

Explicit Teaching Lesson 132

Classroom Content Lesson 134

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 135

Reflection Questions 136

6 Communicative Thinking 137

Chapter 16 Reason 139

Explicit Teaching Lesson 141

Classroom Content Lesson 143

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 144

Reflection Questions 145

Chapter 17 Connect 147

Explicit Teaching Lesson 149

Classroom Content Lesson 151

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 152

Reflection Questions 153

Chapter 18 Represent 155

Explicit Teaching Lesson 157

Classroom Content Lesson 159

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 159

Reflection Questions 160

7 Cognitive Transfer 161

Chapter 19 Synthesize 163

Explicit Teaching Lesson 164

Classroom Content Lesson 167

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 169

Reflection Questions 170

Chapter 20 Generalize 173

Explicit Teaching Lesson 174

Classroom Content Lesson 177

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 178

Reflection Questions 179

Chapter 21 Apply 181

Explicit Teaching Lesson 183

Classroom Content Lesson 184

CCSS Performance Task Lesson 185

Reflection Questions 186

Appendix A Reproducibles 187

Fishbone Diagram 188

Ranking Ladder 189

Four-Fold Concept Development 190

ABC Graffiti 191

Comic Strip Template 192

KWL Chart 193

Story Grid 194

Math Grid 195

Parts-of-Speech Grid 196

Book-Blurb Grid 197

Appendix B Additional Resources 199

Books and Articles 199

Technology Tools 202

Websites 204

Glossary 205

References and Resources 209

Index 213

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