When students use higher order thinking skills, they make connections. They manipulate information, put it together in new ways, or apply it to find new solutions to problems.
This pdf has questions that help students dig deeper into the books that they read. The categories of questions include "identifying themes," "finding biases," "make connections," "problem-solve," "consider other perspectives," and "questions to help students increase the complexity and challenge of book that they read."
This is a great resource for teachers, coaches, or parents!
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