Do you want your students learning globally, using higher level thinking, and learning geography... all in twenty minutes a day? I did too so I created this easy way to challenge your students from the moment they walk in the door.This product is easy to print and can be seamlessly implemented into
Literature Circles UnitLiterature Circles are a fun and engaging way for students to take ownership of their learning. Literature Circles encourage students to have rich conversation surrounding text. This is a great unit for reading instruction at the middle school level because you can use it sev
A set of student response pages based on Dr. Sandra Kaplan's 11 icons of Depth and Complexity. Perfect for Gifted or Talented students, or students in need of enrichment activities. The pages are open enough to work with any book or story (even movies or plays!) but detailed enough to give student
Graphic organizers help students to organize their thoughts and to dig a little deeper into their learning. I LOVE using these maps in my classroom and have seen SUCH a difference in student comprehension of stories, skills, and concepts. This resource includes:- A DIGITAL COPY for teachers to use
This Differentiated Current Events Choice Menu with Depth and Complexity Icons can be used with lessons on Current events in the classroom and for use in Interactive Student Notebooks. Students can also read current events at home and complete the activities as evidence of understanding in their ISN
These 8 Universal pdf files and Google Document Drawing files can be used with ANY words.
Greek and Latin Roots
These are designed using the Icons of Depth and Complexity
Language of the Discipli
A ink-saving poster set with all 11 of the Depth and Complexity Icons and the 5 Content Imperative Icons. Susan Kaplan's Depth and Complexity icons are great way to get your students thinking critically in all subject areas.
Each poster shows the icon/ visual, the name of the icon and some word clue
A colorful poster set with all 11 of the Depth and Complexity Icons and the 5 Content Imperative Icons with labels. Great for upper elementary and middle school with clip art that students can identify with. The student on each poster explains the meaning of the icon in a meaningful way.
Do you or your students need a quick reference for the Icons of Depth & Complexity? One side of the sheet has all the information and the other side is missing the icon so students can fill that part in themselves. You can print on cardstock and cut or print on paper and fold it in half.
These Depth and Complexity Kaplan's Icons Posters are perfect for helping your middle students take critical thinking, learning, and understanding to a deeper level. These icons are easy to apply across various subjects and instantly add higher level thinking.This is a set of posters like the primar
Use these depth and complexity icon question stems for your distance learning ZOOM calls and digital discussion forums to keep kids thinking deeply!These depth and complexity QUESTION stems can be used in any classroom to help students think, talk, and write about various subjects with more depth an
If you've been wanting to use depth and complexity icons in your classroom, but aren't sure where to start, this is the bundle for you! It includes everything you need to get started using depth and complexity icons with your students tomorrow! Add rigor and differentiate with ease for those gifted
These depth and complexity icons sentence stems can be used in any classroom to help students think, talk, and write about various subjects using Depth and Complexity with ease! Use the stems during distance learning discussions, to keep conversations rich and engaging. The adaptations are endless f
This is a simple current event worksheet that can be done in class or as homework.The purchase includes a traditional PDF that can be photocopied for use with students AND a PDF with instructions and link for teachers or families to access the digital activity on Google Slides. Once the current even
Close Reading Frames with the Icons of Depth and Complexity with a Constructed Response Template
Constructed Response ppt template
Declaration of Independence Parts 1-7
Road Less Taken
To Any Reader
Star Spangled Banner
Do you love the Icons of Depth and Complexity, but don’t have much time in your class to implement them at the beginning of the year?
Try this 3 lesson quick start to the Icons which includes:
-3 Lesson plans
-3 Interactive Notebook Templates that correlate to the lesson plans.
(one template i
Introduce Depth and Complexity Icons to your students this school year! Depth and Complexity Icons help students think more deeply and move toward expert knowledge by making more lasting connections to the topics of study. Depth and Complexity is from the work work Dr. Sandra Kaplan and Bette Gould.
If you have gifted students in your classroom, then you have to use depth and complexity icons to differentiate and increase the rigor! The purpose of this depth and complexity icons bundle is to take what you are already doing in your classroom, and put a deeper, more complex spin on the thinking p
This set of small Depth and Complexity icons includes the eleven aspects of Depth & Complexity:
- Language of the Disciplines
- Unanswered Questions
- Big Ideas
- Across the Disciplines
- Changes Over Time
- Multiple Perspectives
This packet contains 11 Depth and Complexity icons and posters.
In our class, we like to use the icon to introduce the new concept. With the circles the students are able to use them as notes as I teach the new concept. While I teach, the students jot down notes on their "circle maps". Finally, aft
I started using the Icons of Depth and Complexity this year and can't imagine teaching without them! These thinking tools have completely changed how I plan lessons, facilitate discussions, and challenge my students. The first step is making the icons visible in your classroom!I created these poster