Thinking About Texts Book 2 - Thinking Hats & Multiple Intelligences
Thinking about Texts Bk 2 - Thinking hats and multiple intelligences
THINKING ABOUT TEXTS – 2 TITLES IN SERIES
Here's an unique opportunity to systematically extend your students' thinking skills within your English programme. Each task card on a given text type requires your students to use a particular thinking strategy in order to successfully complete it. Multiple intelligences, within a thinking hats framework, form the foundations of Book 2. Here the tasks are concerned with shorter text types such as poetry, speeches, and newspaper articles.
Ready-to-use with individuals or groups of any size, the resources in this Thinking about Texts series will add depth to learning in the English classroom
- 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.
PAGES: 60 | AGES: 10-15 | PUBLISHED: May 2011