“Answer each of the following in approximately two paragraphs.
What are the reasons and benefits for using the strategy of identifying similarities and differences? What problems might you encounter in their use?
Select a unit you might teach and describe how you could use nonlinguistic representations in your instruction of that particular unit.
Describe the similarities and differences between higher-order thinking as transfer, higher-order thinking as problem solving, and higher-order thinking as critical thinking.
What are the benefits of engaging a student in critical thinking activities?
Describe athoughtful classroom task. Give an example and discuss challenges a teacher might face when trying to implement this strategy.
Identify four motivational strategies for instruction and briefly describe how they might be applied.