Construct - arrive at new understandings connected to previous knowledge, find patterns, relationships, draw conclusions

Think: turn picked flowers into an arrangement

STUDENTS NEED TO ORGANIZE INFORMATION IN WAYS THAT ALLOW FOR RETRIEVAL AND APPLICATION

http://www.text2mindmap.com/

TWO COLUMN NOTE-TAKING

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NOTES,DETAILS,FACTS
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

AHA MOMENTS

MORE QUESTIONS

CONNECTION TO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

REFLECTION

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BIOGRAPHY
How have this person's contributions affected my life?
Create a product this person would endorse.
Biopoem
Commonalities?
Compare/Contrast two people

ANIMALS
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Why are it's physical adaptations necessary?
Why does it live there?
Create a zoo. What needs must be met?
Compare/Contrast two animals?
Commonalities/differences among mass extinctions

COUNTRIES
In which of these countries would you choose to live?
Compare country to US
Script a guided tour

LITERATURE - evidence in the text
How would a character respond to a given scenario?
author's purpose, inferences

http://bcps.org/offices/lis/models/elem.html