These routines are great at the beginning of units to develop interest and begin the process of inquiry. They can also be used at the end of units to further extend and apply learning.
Activating prior knowledge and making connections
Chalk Talk Considering ideas, problems, or questions Compass Points Examining propositions
Explanation Game Exploring causal understandings - why something is the way it isExploring works of art and other interesting visuals Think, Pair, Share Active reasoning and explanation
Setting the stage for deeper inquiry
TPE Box Graphic Organizer
Zoom In A version of See Think Wonder revealing small portions of an image over time