Thinking About Texts Book 1 - Bloom's Taxonomy & Thinkers Keys

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Thinking about Texts Bk 1 - Bloom's taxonomy and thinkers keys

THINKING ABOUT TEXTS – 2 TITLES IN SERIES

Systematically extend your students’ thinking skills within your English programme. Each task card on a given text type requires students to use a particular thinking strategy.

Book 1 focuses on the use of thinkers keys, within a Bloom’s framework to explore novels, plays, films and biographies. Multiple intelligences, within a thinking hats framework, form the foundations of Book 2; tasks are concerned with shorter text types such as poetry, speeches and newspaper articles.

Contents:

  • deepens understanding of a variety of texts at the same time as developing crucial thinking skills
  • sets out photocopiable task cards, ready for use by individuals, pairs, small or large groups
  • offers activities designed to benefit students of all abilities in the class
  • covers both extended and shorter texts, and both fiction & non-fiction

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Yvette Krohn has taught English for the past 18 years, first in South Africa and later in New Zealand, where her main role has been teaching high-level thinking courses, including gifted and talented education, extension and scholarship classes. She has been a faculty head of languages and an assistant principal, as well as a lecturer of communications and learning styles at Lincoln University. Passionate about thinking skills, Yvette has a particular interest in incorporating philosophy, psychology and social theory into the English curriculum, primarily through the medium of film.