Analogizing




Activating Prior Knowledge


Analyzing


Annotate
Categorize, map, match sequence, or sort--objects, pictures, or sentences
Contextual Inquiry
Highlight
Responding to Non-fiction Template
Selective Underlining
Semantic Feature Analysis
SQ4R


Brainstorming

ABC Brainstorm

Checking for Comprehension


Choose Your Own Reading Activity
Games
Interview the Text
PearDeck
Reading Response Choice Boards
Self-assessments (I can . . . )
Sentence Starters for R. Response
Sequence Events from the Text
Sound Effects Read Aloud Activity
Three, Two, One
Total Physical Response (TPR)
Write True/False Statements


Collaborating


Group Norms
Group Roles (Tent Cards)
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Learning Centers
Process Sheets
Signal(s) for Attention
Toolkit for Collaboration


Comparing


Chart
Compare & Contrast
Compare & Contrast Key Words
Graphic Organizer
Map
Mind Map
Open Compare/Contrast
T-chart
Venn Diagram
Venn Diagram (2, 3, with summary)
Web


Critical Thinking


Graphic Organizers
Process Sheets
Story Boards (Elementary version; Online Storyboard Creator)
Think Alouds
Thinking Routines
Venn Diagrams

Debating

Human Graphing (Ex 1, Ex 2)
Tricider


Defining



Concept Definition Map



Discussing


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Four Corners
Games (Tell Me About)
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Inside/Outside Circles
Interviews
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Mixers
Musical Chairs
Panel of Experts
Protocols
Protocols from Expeditionary Learning
Role Plays
Sentence Frames
Sentence Starters
Strategies for Structuring Discussions
Templates
Text Rendering Protocol
Think-Pair-Share
Word Walls



Evaluating Pros/Cons

The 4 As Protocol
Weighted Pros and Cons
Decision Making Worksheet
Appraising Change Worksheet


Giving Feedback


Carrousel Walk


Investigating



Inquiry Chart
Scavenger Hunt (Another ex.)
Signature Searches
Surveys or Questionnaires



Organizing & Synthesizing Information


Affinity Diagram (Example)
Cause and Effect Worksheet
Character Comparisons/Maps
Graphic Organizers
Pattern Puzzles
Text Rendering Protocol
Thesis/Proof
Venn Diagram (2, 3, w/ summary)


Predicting



Anticipation Guide
Cloze Passages
Highlight words they KNOW
KWL Chart (Modified)or Inquiry Chart
Magic Box
Mystery Picture
Predict the Text with Pictures
Read an Easier Text on Same Topic


Presenting

Show & Tell


Questioning


Effective Questioning & Classroom Talk (a Toolkit)
QAR
Questioning
Reader Response
Reciprocal Strategies Wksheet
The Six Types of Socratic Questions
Think Aloud



Retelling


Expository Text Retelling Rubric
Inside/Outside Circles
Jigsaw (Read & Retell)
Narrative Story Retelling Checklist
Non-fiction Retelling Self-assessment Sheet (elementary)
Roll & Retell
Roll a Topic
Say Something (Sentence Stems)
Sentence Frames
Story Boards (Elementary version; Online Storyboard Creator)
Story Maps (Online StoryMap Creator)
Templates (Foldables, Pop-up Cards, Scientific Writing Scaffolds, Smoosh Books, Videos)



Summarizing


ABC Boxes
ABC Brainstorm
ABC Summary
Acrostic
Assemble Cut-up Summaries
Checklist Retelling
Closure Activities
Common Core Sentence Frames
Dramatize
Draw or Illustrate Key Passages of Text
Exit Tickets
Foldables
Graphic Organizers
Gimme 5
Invent Subtitles
Lesson Closure Frame
Making Inferences
Map the Story(Story Pyramid)
Paraphrase
Read & Retell
Reciprocal/Power Teaching
Roll & Retell
Save the Last Word for Me
Snowballs
Story Squares
Sum It Up (Instructions)
Text Rendering Protocol
Three-minute Pause
3-2-1


Task Completion


Flask


Vocabulary Development


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Antonyms
Categorize
Cognates
Focus on General Academic Language That Transfers Across Disciplines
Graphic Organizers (See these as well)
Language Ladders
Mind Maps
Prefixes
Signal Cards
Stand When You Hear...
Suffixes
Synonyms
Vocabulary Graphic Organizers
Vocabulary Word Map (Alt. Version)
Word Banks
Word Families
Word Roots
Word Walls (Editable Word Wall Templates)