Assessing Critical Thinking in Middle and High Schools

Meeting the Common Core

By Rebecca Stobaugh

© 2013 – Routledge

150 pages

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Paperback: 9781596672338
pub: 2012-12-19
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About the Book

This practical, very effective resource helps middle and high school teachers and curriculum leaders develop the skills to design instructional tasks and assessments that engage students in higher-level critical thinking, as recommended by the Common Core State Standards. Real examples of formative and summative assessments from a variety of content areas are included and demonstrate how to successfully increase the level of critical thinking in every classroom! This book is also an excellent resource for higher education faculty to use in undergraduate and graduate courses on assessment and lesson planning.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Engaging in Critical Thinking
2. Applying Bloom's Taxonomy in Your Classroom
3. Misconception, Challenges, and a Solution
4. Scenarios and Real-World Applications
Math Examples

Science Examples

Social Studies Examples

Language Arts Examples

5. Visual Materials
Math Examples

Science Examples

Social Studies Examples

Language Arts Examples

6. Quotations
Math Examples

Science Examples

Social Studies Examples

Language Arts Examples

7. Establishing a Culture of Thinking
8. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General

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