This lesson and resource engages students in a metacognition exercise about critical thinking and also practice research and informational writing skills using a collection of critical thinking quotes.
This resource provides facts, arguments, photos, video footage, etc. about the pros and cons of the Cuba Embargo; useful for teacher planning or student-friendly enough to use as a source for research.
This lesson and resource uses point-by-point arguments to help students develop higher order thinking skills by learning to distinguish fact from opinion.
In this lesson and resource, students practice identifying main ideas in informational text and distinguish between explicit and implicit statements.
In this lesson and resource, students use a research platform to kick off a long-term class project on an issue relevant to the community.
In this lesson, students take on the role of a politician to identify stakeholders on a controversial policy issue and craft a series of statements that address each group.