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The Inquiry Learning Guide Book 2 Years 5-8

Help your students build and strengthen their higher order thinking skills. This series is a step-by-step guide to inquiry learning. It offers practical assistance with a comprehensive range of sample unit plans and templates for use in inquiry-based and Blooms Taxonomy-based units. It is designed to lead students to take ownership of their learning and to work independently or in collaboration, while the teacher acts as the 'guide on the side'.

Ages: 10-13 | Pages: 56 | Code: 5420 | ISBN: 9781877478703

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Megan Roulston

After 10 years of teaching, Megan Roulston still loves the thrill of being at the front of the classroom each day. She believes that as teachers, we all need to help and support each other no matter where we live. She started building resources from the materials and ideas she uses every day in the classroom.


Overview of the inquiry process5
Stage 1:Deciding8
Stage 2: Finding10
Stage 3: Using the information11
Stage 4: Recording the information12
Stage 5: Presenting what you know now13
Stage 6:Evaluating16
Demonstration of inquiry process
(1): The Brain17
Sample unit inquiry plan17
Sample worksheets (Stages 1–6)20
Notes, diagrams and resources for The Brain29
Demonstration of inquiry process
(2): Sand Dunes33
Sample worksheets (Stages 1–6)33
Overview of the inquiry using Bloom's (revised) taxonomy42
Planning sheet: inquiry unit based on Bloom's (revised) taxonomy43
Demonstration of unit based on Bloom's (revised) taxonomy
(1): Food – Making Pizzas45
Sample planning sheet45
Sample learning experiences47
Demonstration of unit based on Bloom's (revised) taxonomy
(2): Medieval Times49
Sample planning sheet49
Sample learning experiences51
Demonstration of unit based on Bloom's (revised) taxonomy
(3): Antarctica53
Sample planning sheet53
Demonstration of unit based on Bloom's (revised) taxonomy
(4): Anne Frank55
Sample planning sheet55