Cues, Questions, & Advanced Organizers


The purpose of questions, cues, and advanced organizers is to activate prior knowledge.
  1. Cues (hints) and Questions
    1. Should focus on what is important as opposed to what is unusual.
    2. “Higher level” questions produce deeper learning than “lower level
    3. “Wait time”
    4. Use questions before a learning experience.
  2. Advance Organizers
    1. Expository
      1. Simply describes the new content
    2. Narrative
      1. Present new content in a story format
    3. Skimming
      1. Skimming material before reading
    4. Graphic advance organizers


Effective Questioning
Questioning Toolkit
*Teaching students to ask deeper questions
*Designing Questions For Clickers

Bloom’s Taxonomy
*Questioning using Bloom's Taxonomy
Bloom's Taxonomy Revised

Senteo Clicker Resources

Senteo Question Sets
*Smart Notebook and Senteo Resources (Middle School)
Smart Notebook and Senteo Resources (High School)

Ending Thought

Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizer Info

Graphic Organizers:

Anticipation Guides