Getting students to question as they read makes them better readers. Teaching Questioning Techniques will help. Here are t...
<ul><li>Comparison  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the differences between  the history of Canada Day  and  the history of...
<ul><li>Induction  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on Romeo's infatuation with Rosaline, his obsession with Juliet, and his pr...
<ul><li>Deduction  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on the rules of the ranch, what do you conclude will happen to Lennie and G...
<ul><li>Classification  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What qualities do the ranch workers all share in  Of Mice and Men ? </li></u...
<ul><li>Error Analysis  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What errors in judgment does Friar Lawrence make while counseling Romeo and ...
<ul><li>Abstraction  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What pattern does Romeo demonstrate with his decision making? </li></ul></ul><u...
<ul><li>Analyzing Perspectives  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why would Juliet's father react so angrily to Juliet's denial of Par...
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Teaching Thinking Skills Techniques

  1. 2. Getting students to question as they read makes them better readers. Teaching Questioning Techniques will help. Here are types of questions good readers and thinkers ask:
  2. 3. <ul><li>Comparison </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the differences between the history of Canada Day and the history of Bastille Day ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How are Lennie and Candy's dog similar in Of Mice and Men ? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Induction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on Romeo's infatuation with Rosaline, his obsession with Juliet, and his preoccupation with death, what can we conclude? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on Lennie's past, what can we conclude will happen in Soledad? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Deduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on the rules of the ranch, what do you conclude will happen to Lennie and George? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on the rules of tragedy, what do you think will happen at the end of this play? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What must happen for the conspirators plot to work? </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Classification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What qualities do the ranch workers all share in Of Mice and Men ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In what ways does Juliet go against the expected role of daughters? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is Julius Caesar a work of tragedy or history? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Error Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What errors in judgment does Friar Lawrence make while counseling Romeo and Juliet? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What went wrong with your married friends who are now in the process of annulment? </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Abstraction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What pattern does Romeo demonstrate with his decision making? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there anyone else we've read about that demonstrates the same pattern? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How can you avoid demonstrating this pattern in your life? </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Analyzing Perspectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why would Juliet's father react so angrily to Juliet's denial of Paris? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How might Capulet react if he discovers Juliet's marriage to Romeo ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What makes the Catholic Church adamant against the RH bill? </li></ul></ul>

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