Based on the progression of Bloom's Taxonomy, use this powerful tool as a discussion starter! Your students will enjoy the 'chance' involved.
Time Required: 20 minutes
- Get an 8 X 11 piece of cardstock.
- Use a pencil and draw three equal columns lengthwise.
- Turn the paper widthwise and make draw equal columns.
- Turn the paper back lengthwise and lightly label each square using the numbers 1-12. Move left to right first then move to the second and third rows.
- Use ink to label square number two 'Define the Problem'.
- Label square number five 'Explain the problem in your own words'.
- Label square number seven 'Give an example/illustration of the problem'.
- Label square number nine 'Give a possible solution to the problem'.
- Label square number 11 'Analyze possible solutions tot he problem for strengths and weaknesses'.
- Label square number eight 'Evaluate possible solutions to the problem'.
- Cut out squares one, three, four, six, 10, and 12.
- Fold the box with the labels facing out and tape securely.
- Model using each side of the die.
- Rename the label as suits your class. Mine is focussed on issues. Make sure your labels show a progression according to Bloom's Taxonomy.
- Students can be in charge of rolling the die.