Three Stars and a Wish

The advantage of this assessment tool is the ratio of positive to negative comments helps mitigate hurt feelings. Three Stars: good things, positives, successes One Wish: one thing you wish...

PMI: Plus, Minus, Interesting

This is a quick and easy to learn routine for helping students reflect on advantages and disadvantages of a topic, decision, or experience. I use it with my students when...

Text to Self, Text, and World

This is a Microsoft Word template I made to help students make connections to what they are reading. It has three columns: text to self, text to text, and text...

Discussion Operations Cards

We conduct a lot of group discussions in my class. Often the format starts with an engaging question or challenge to start their curiosity, then moves on to a discussion...

My Six Thinking Hats Poster Booklet

A couple years ago I made this set of Six Thinking Hats posters to use with my Grade Four students. I combined several useful Six Thinking Hats resources into one...