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Vocabulary for Critical Thinking
Student Writing Model
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Karin, the email writer, speaks knowledgeably and sincerely as she presents a reasonable, thoughtful request.
Using Transitions to Add Information and Emphasis
Help students add information and emphasis.
Using Time-Order Transitions
Teach about chronological transitions.
Using the Right Word
Use the right word.
Using Quotation Marks
Use quotation marks with titles and quotations.
Using Project Based Learning to Engage Students in Content
Using Progressive Relaxation
Use progressive relaxation to calm students.
Using Positive Self-Talk
Replace negative with positive self-talk.
Using Perspective Shifting to Understand Others
Help students improve empathy.
Using Perspective Shifting to Persuade Readers
Help students see from readers' perspectives.
Using Perspective Shifting to Imagine History
Help students gain a historical viewpoint.
Using PAST to Understand Assignments
Teach students to analyze writing assignments.
Using Parallel Structure
Teach students to write using parallel structure.
Use numbers correctly.
Using Inquiry Projects to Teach Language Arts
Using Inquire to Prepare for New Assessments
Using Inquire in Your School Library
Using Hyphens with Compounds and Fractions
Use hyphens in compounds and fractions.
Using Context Clues
Learn new words with context clues.
Using Commas with Numbers and Interjections
Use commas with numbers and interjections.
Using Commas in Dates and Addresses
Use commas in dates and addresses.
Using Commas in a Series
Use commas in series.
Using Apostrophes in Contractions and Possessives
Use apostrophes with contractions and possessives.