Questioning Texts Book 4 Years 7-9 Cover

Questioning Texts Book 4 Years 7-9

Developing thinking skills in response to text

Develop thinking skills and improve learning in all areas. This series offers 16 original one-page texts that cover a variety of genres and sets out activities for each text that explore and challenge thinking skills. Questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy and Tony Ryan's Thinkers Keys challenge students' thinking skills with discussion as well as hands-on and writing tasks. Tips for optimal use of all resources are also included.

Ages: 11-13 | Pages: 56 | Code: 5612 | ISBN: 9781927143490

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Marie Langley

Marie Langley’s experience in education includes 19 years teaching in secondary and area (Years 1 to 13) schools, 10 years as head of an English department, and seven years as a deputy principal. Her published works include a thesis for a Master of Teaching and Learning degree, magazine articles, short stories, poetry, picture books, a junior novel and numerous educational resource texts. She currently lives and works in Golden Bay in the top north-west corner of the South Island of New Zealand.


Teacher tips5
1. Narrative – Best Show Ever (Part 1)9
2. Narrative – Best Show Ever (Part 2)12
3. Poetry – Cat Snap15
4. Explanation – The Moon18
5. Film review – Last Hurrah for Harry21
6. Instruction – Cooking by Hangi24
7. Narrative – Run Out (Part 1)27
8. Narrative – Run Out (Part 2)30
9. Description – Dog Decision33
10. Survey form – Sport Choice36
11. Letters to the editor – Skatepark39
12. Biography – That Was Then42
13. Narrative – Distant Connection (Part 1)45
14. Narrative – Distant Connection (Part 2)48
15. Dialogue – Lost and Found51
16. Internet blog – Five-day Challenge54