Critical Thinking Task Cards for Middle School & High School

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7th - 9th
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These Critical Thinking Task Cards for your middle school or high school students are challenging and thought-provoking to get your students really engaged with any text they are reading! They can be used in a variety of ways in your classroom! Here are some suggestions of how you can use these task cards as reading responses, reading activities, or reading assignments:

- Have students answer task cards in partners
- Assign one question to a table or group of students
- Assign students to pick a card at random at the end of a novel/text
- Use them to hold students accountable for texts they read independently
- Have students write book assignments for various subjects
- Assign small groups a question and have them present to the class
- Early finishers grab a random card to respond to
- Assign as extra credit

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We have included 12 Critical Thinking Task Cards in this resource. All questions can be utilized with essentially any unit of study. Additionally, we have provided you with a rubric (you can select the point value of each item in the rubric) that also includes academic vocabulary and evidence-based phrases to help students answer the prompts if you have them writing their responses.

*The duration of this activity completely depends on how you choose to use it in your classroom. This could be useful for anywhere from one unit of study all the way up to an entire year's worth of activities.*


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5 pages
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

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