Flowcabulary Week in Review:

Listen to the week in Rap on Flowcabulary!

Search for news article using google news  of your choice read the article on Monday

We will ask the 5 questions of a news article plus, one H.O.T. question you will make up right here on the blog . What is a HOT Question. 

A  Higher Order Thinking Question. These are not memory questions these questions go deeper . They ask you to anaylze, estimate, understand, solve, understand motives, uderstand the relationship between 2 things, give opinion, conclude, ect.. 

Here are some resources we can review to get a better understanding  of HOT questions

http://www.slideshare.net/leblance/higher-order-thinking-questions-15265812

Truthfully this is not a kid friendly resource so our goal is to eventually simplify this chart so we can use it to create HOT questions all the time.

Here are some links where you can read articles about the week

Bill Deblasio wins mayoral Race

18 Year olds Can no longer smoke in NYC

Obama Apologizes for people who lost their insurance.

Ex president Morisi on Trial in Egypt

Bullying in NFL, Dolphins

Earth Like Planets

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.1b Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant, accurate data and evidence that demonstrate an understanding of the topic or text, using credible sources.
    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.2 Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1c Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussi

4 responses

  1. TIMOTHY

    THEY CHANG THE SMOKEING AGE IN NEW YORK CITY TO 18 TO 21 IF YOU SMOKE WHEN YOUR 18 YOU CAN NOY BUY THEM.WHY DO YOU THINK THEY CHANGED THE SMOKING AGE

    November 8, 2013 at 10:51 am

  2. aaron

    The other miami dolphin player was bullying the guy so he wanted to leave so he went in his car and left now both of them were going back and forth and started a power struggle no they both have a loawyer

    November 8, 2013 at 10:51 am

  3. one of the person in mimai dolphins said that i am going to kill you and the white boy said your sister is ugly so the black mad got a power struggle and then the was keep on going about What do you think causes this in the nfl?

    November 8, 2013 at 10:52 am

  4. Brandon

    what life forms on other planets you need water to have wate it was to be a certain temp there are billions of planets that have this but it would take million s of years to get their. I f we are going to meet them we need more technology.

    November 8, 2013 at 10:53 am

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