Using Direct Instruction to Teach Critical Thinking & Evaluation


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If you are teaching your students critical thinking skills, what are you teaching?

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1. Which concept means gathering information, gaining expertise and testing out ideas?

2. Which concept refers to group to group interactions in order to resolve issues?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and quiz to address your understanding of direct instruction for critical thinking. Topics on the quiz cover what direct instruction is and how to use it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the quiz and worksheet to:

  • Understand what you are teaching a student when teaching them critical thinking skills
  • Determine which concept represents the gathering of information and testing out ideas
  • Name the concept which refers to group to group resolution of issues
  • Identify the type of problem solving where a formal debate has groups assigned a side to an argument
  • Assess the correct order for teaching critical thinking skills

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills for studying:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on direct instruction for critical thinking
  • Critcal thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about problem solving in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding resolution of issues by groups interacting together

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Using Direct Instruction to Teach Critical Thinking & Evaluation for more knowledge. The lesson will adhere to the subsequent objectives:

  • Define direct instruction
  • Explain critical thinking
  • Assess graphic organizers
  • Understand independent problem solving