INQUIRY: what will I get?
DON'T RE-INVENT THE WHEEL!
ILC unit contents:
All the "hard bits" done for you
- ready for you to personalise for your own students!
- a PLANNING FRAMEWORK,
- an INTRODUCTORY HOOK;
- a set of photocopiable cards for ASSESSING PRIOR KNOWLEDGE;
- a CREATIVE THINKING activity;
- several ASSESSMENT TOOLS... and more. Even a set of recommended resources for your and your students, from books to videos to websites.
Examines the role which that particular set plays in our world, examining the issue from a range of binary/ opposing viewpoints which are supplied for you. For example, in COMMUNICATION, opposites are given such as" verbal vs non-verbal", "animal vs human", "opinion vs fact", "personal vs group or community", "obvious meaning vs hidden meaning (subtle, implied)".
Provides you with Big Understandings as students' learning intentions or learning goals
Supplies Essential Questions for deep thinking and transfer. For example, " How do different types of advertising, affect us differently?" and, "How is advertising different from art?"
Offers a choice of CREATIVE THINKING activities suited for various different learning styles (analytical, creative, kinaesthetic...)
Includes a full set of photo copiable PRIOR KNOWLEDGE cards
Includes a web link or reference to a HOOK to get the students excited and motivated (e.g. free video, book title...)
A list of ACTIVITIES to choose from, for the second stage (teacher-modelled investigation)
Plus several fantastic ASSESSMENT TOOLS for you!