Here’s a “critical thinking” question from the Houghton Mifflin selection “Beneath The Royal Palms:” “Why did Alma’s family decide to make nativity figurines?” To me this is asking for low level thinking, certainly not what I would consider “critical.” Now, let’s transform this into a beautiful and rigorous question suitable for your gifted kids.
All AboutBlooms Taxonomy
Moving from analysis to evaluation sure makes things more fun. Why? Check out these examples. Which would you rather answer?
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