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This page contains information that will help teachers plan engaging and higher order thinking lessons.  It has files over higher order thinking questions, bloom's level resources, and differentiation ideas.  Please use and download any of the files!!

"HOT" Questions

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 PDF
 
Contains two pages that will help teachers develop higher order thinking questions. 
 DOC
 
This contains a chart with questions as well as Bloom's verbs to help in planning.
  DOC
 
This shows the verb wheel that you can use to create higher order questions.  Also gives examples of questions to use.
 DOC
 
 
This is an activity you can use that promotes higher order thinking. 
 DOC
 
This is an activity that can be used an any content area. 
  PDF
 
This is a tool that can be used when planning to create higher order thinking questions. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bloom's Taxonomy

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 DOC
 
This chart sows bloom's verbs and shows skills that should be demonstrated at each level.
 DOC
 
 
This is a great chart that shows verbs, products, and assessments.
  Power Point
 
This shows verbs, products, and many other resources for planning.
 PDF
 
 
This chart has key verbs and examples using bloom's taxonomy.
 PDF
 
 
This is a display that can be put in the room.  It has a verb wheel as well as sample questions for each level.
 PDF
 
This chart explains revised bloom's taxonomy.  It also gives sample activities for each level.
 PDF
 
This is simply a list of verbs for each level.
 LINK 
This is a wiki that contains a lot of information over Bloom's Taxonomy.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Differentiation

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 DOC
 
Great activity to differentiate lessons in any content area.
 DOC
 
This is a blank task rotation sheet.  I do have samples already to created.  Click here to view a reading/writing example.
DOC and PDF
 
This is a 3D cube that has different levels of activities for your topic.  Here is a template for a 3D cube.
 DOC
 
This is a simple way to differentiate any lesson very quickly.  You make two sets of these think dots.  A high level set and a low level set.  Never tell the students which set they are working with.  Only you have to know.
 DOC
 
A creative way to differentiate in the classroom.  The kids love it!!
 DOC
 
Fill your board with different level activities.  Then the students play it just like tic-tac-toe.  They have to complete three in a row.
 PDF
 
 
This PDF shows different menus you can use to differentiate in your classroom.
 PDF 
This is another menu you can use in your class.  I have the electronic copy that you can change to fit your needs. Email me at: brandi.plumlee@monroe.kyschools.us
 LINK
 
This wiki has lots of information and ideas on how to differentiate in your classroom.
 
 
 
 
 
Please feel free to use any resources you would like!
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