# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Army JROTC I Task 1919782205

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the thinking/learning skills necessary for improving active learning and academic performance.

Definition

Identification should include
  • explaining the thinking types and related viewpoints necessary to address typical active learner questions
  • distinguishing between traits and activities of critical and creative thinkers
  • describing the difference between objective and subjective thinking
  • identifying intellectual strengths to improve academic performance
  • distinguishing between active learner and passive learner traits
  • using Thinking Maps to enhance learning.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the differences between active learners and passive learners? Which are you?
  • What are the differences between creative thinking and critical thinking?
  • How can a combination of creative and critical thinking help one solve problems?
  • How can one change the way one thinks about a situation by using an objective and subjective viewpoint?
  • What are the eight types of intelligences?
  • Which learning activities tap into musical/rhythmical intelligence?
  • Do you possess more interpersonal or intrapersonal intelligence? Explain.
  • What is the definition of intelligence?
  • When might it be helpful to use a Circle Map?
  • Why would you not want to use a Bubble Map for brainstorming?
  • How is a Brace Map used in the study of geography?
  • What is the definition of analogy?

Related Standards of Learning

English

9.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to understand, analyze, and gain meaning from texts.
  2. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  3. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, and impact.
  4. Recognize an author’s intended purpose for writing and identify the main idea.
  5. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  6. Identify characteristics of expository, technical, and persuasive texts.
  7. Identify a position/argument to be confirmed, disproved, or modified.
  8. Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information.
  9. Analyze, organize, and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, complete a task, or create a product.
  10. Differentiate between fact and opinion and evaluate their impact.
  11. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  12. Use the reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).