Critical Thinking Activities for Middle School


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How many levels are there in Costa's Levels of Questioning?

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1. How many levels are there in Bloom's Taxonomy?

2. What is the main goal for middle school students when teaching critical-thinking skills?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Critical thinking is a vital skill that should be taught early and often. This quiz focuses on activities that help middle school students improve their critical thinking. You'll also need to know about the research on which these activities are based.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz assesses your understanding of critical thinking activities in the following ways:

  • Recognize how many levels are in Bloom's Taxonomy
  • Understand the main goals for middle school students when teaching critical thinking skills
  • Understand what subject matter teaches critical thinking skills

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information in the lesson on middle school activities for critical thinking
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about Bloom's Taxonomy
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully answer questions about which types of activities best teach critical thinking skills

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, the lesson Critical Thinking Activities for Middle School covers the following objectives:

  • Explain Bloom's Taxonomy
  • Explore Costa's Levels of Questioning
  • Provide examples of critical thinking techniques