Higher Level Questions for Reading


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Higher-level thinking questions:

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1. Three times when students should engage in higher-level thinking are:

2. Critical thinking skills are required:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of the use of higher-level thinking questions to develop critical thinking skills in this quiz and worksheet combination. Practice questions focus on how these questions should be used, as well as when they should be used in the development of critical thinking.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your understanding of this assessment with questions about:

  • What is involved in higher-level thinking
  • How higher-level thinking questions help you develop critical thinking skills
  • The importance of background knowledge
  • When you should engage in higher-level thinking questionning

Skills Practiced

This assessment will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on higher-level reading questions
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about reading in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when to apply higher-level reading questions

Additional Learning

Reading comprehension is a critical skill and requires the ability to think at a higher level. Learn more about this skill in this lesson on higher-level reading questions. This lesson looks at

  • The use of higher-level reading questions to develop critical thinking skills
  • Building background knowledge before reading
  • Modeling comprehension questions during reading
  • Types of questions to ask after reading