Monday, March 19, 2018

Higher Level Thinking Writing

My Higher Level Thinking Writing Unit includes a variety, 20 to be exact, deeper level thinking questions to get your students using their brains in a creative and innovative way! 

The activities encourage students to think about their surroundings, their community, and their school. Many of the writing assignments encourage students to think outside of the box, find ways to make improvements in their community, and to invent new things. And good news! Many of the writing assignments can be easily connected to your STEM curriculum too! 

Each question comes with a graphic organizer, and additionally I have included 6 unique writing paper templates. After students have completed a graphic organizer they could practice their proper paragraph writing skills with the help of their graphic organizer, they could build a prototype of invention, or they could write a story about their findings. Before Spring Break my class did a terrific job of completing the: invent your own candy, invent a new type of playground equipment, and if I were principal for a day… 

These activities can be easily adapted for differentiation, and allows for student creativity and inspiration. My students really like to share their writing with their classmates. Check out this unique and innovative unit! 

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