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Depth and Complexity Thinking Mats

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Description

These “Thinking Mats” present open-ended and engaging opportunities related to 11 “Thinking Tools” ( Big Ideas, Rules, Trends, Patterns, Language of the Discipline, Ethics, Relationships Over Time, Details, Unanswered Questions, Across Disciplines, and Multiple Perspectives) of critical thinking. They can be utilized with practically any subject and/or topic in a variety of learning settings (small group, pairs, whole group, independent, etc.). There are 11 double-sided “Thinking Mats”; one for each of the “Thinking Tools”.
 
Front side of card: students will use “post-its” to make connections to a particular topic and the icon of the card.
Backside of card: provides a reference for the particular icon and examples of how it applies to language arts, science, social studies, and math.
 
Included in this resource:
  • 11 color “Thinking Mats”, one for each of the eleven “Thinking Tools”.
  • 11 black-and-white “Thinking Mats”, one for each of the eleven “Thinking Tools”.
  • 11 back-side references, one for each “Thinking Tool” (these should be copied on the reverse side of the corresponding “Thinking Mat”)
  • Tips and suggestions on how to use these “Thinking Mats” in your class.
Two versions–with and without icons–are now included!!
 
Instructional Applications:
  1.  Whole Group Lessons
  2. Partner Work
  3. Jigsaws
  4. Expert Groups
  5. Independent Work
 
This resource was created based on the Depth and Complexity framework, which was developed by Dr. Sandra Kaplan under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Research and Improvement: 1996

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© Copyright 2018 M. Tallman. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to copy pages specifically designed for student or teacher use by the original purchaser or licensee. This is intended to be used by one teacher unless additional licenses have been purchased. The reproduction of any other part of this product is strictly prohibited. Copying any part of this product and placing it on the Internet in any form (even a personal/classroom website) is strictly forbidden. Doing so makes it possible for an Internet search to make the document available on the Internet, free of charge, and is a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

  • Total Pages 21
  • Answer Key N/A
  • Teaching Duration Yearlong Resource

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Total: $17.96

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