UPDATED FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR! Differentiate for your students during discussions by strategically using these Depth of Knowledge-aligned discussion cards. Colorful designs complement leveled critical thinking questions, designed to be printed, cut, and laminated so you can fill in the relevant content information with a dry-erase marker. Cards can be used again and again with virtually any content.
*Updated to include a grayscale version that has fewer graphics for easier printing.*
Included are 9 pages of discussion cards (4 cards to a page) with questions at DOK levels 1-4 (identified on the cards). There are four sets of cards, each with different backgrounds.
DOK Discussion Cards are useful in many activities, such as
Whole class discussion
Small group discussion
Review of a concept or skill
Exit questions/lesson closure
Preparation for synthesis activities (writing an essay, etc.)
Formative OR summative assessment of knowledge
Consider differentiating your instruction by planning which students will be asked which DOK-level questions during the discussion. You might also have students generate the questions to ask their peers. If you have additional suggestions for using the DOK Discussion Cards, please add them to the comments for this product!
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