Routines for Digging Deeper into Ideas

These routines are useful for going a step further and pushing students to go below the surface to examine the complexity of issues and ideas. Also consider how some earlier routines may be helpful to continue to use to help students dig deeper into a topic.

Circle of Viewpoints Exploring diverse perspectives
Claim-Support-Question Reasoning with evidence
Red Light, Yellow Light Focusing on puzzles of truth
Sentence-Phrase-Word Capturing the essence of text
Step Inside Getting inside viewpoints
True for Who Exploring truth claims from different perspectives
Tug of War Exploring the complexity of fairness dilemmas
What Makes You Say That? Interpreting with justification