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2noun - information and skills acquired through experience or education Back to the startKnowledgenoun - information and skills acquired through experience or educationArrange Define Describe List MatchMemorise Name Order Quote RecogniseRecall Repeat Reproduce Restate RetainGeneric Knowledge ActivitiesGeneric Knowledge Question Stems
3verb – put in a particular order ArrangeBack to Knowledgeverb – put in a particular orderi) Arrange these policies from most to least popularii) Put these events in order of when they happenediii) What order do these elements of a court case go in?iv) Arrange the cards into the correct orderv) Sort the voting reform acts historically
4Define verb - 1 state or describe the exact nature or scope of Back to Knowledgeverb - 1 state or describe the exact nature or scope of2 give the meaning of (a word or phrase)Write a definition of civil lawHow would you define ‘justice’?What is the meaning of responsibility?Where do the limits of government power fall?What does sustainability mean?
5verb - give a detailed account in words of DescribeBack to Knowledgeverb - give a detailed account in words ofDescribe the workings of local governmentDescribe the process of formal debateHow would you describe prestige?Give a detailed written account of the school councilGive a speech detailing your active citizenshipproject
6List verb - make a list of List every MP in the House of Commons Back to Knowledgeverb - make a list ofList every MP in the House of CommonsDraw up a list of issues most important to youWho would be on a list of famous heroes?What factors would you write to make a list of reasons behind the collapse of the USSR?Make a list of different ethnic backgrounds inour school
7verb - correspond or cause to correspond MatchBack to Knowledgeverb - correspond or cause to correspondMatch the word with the definitionMatch the politician to the partyCan you match the causes with the effects?Group the words into corresponding pairsWhich pictures correspond to one another?
8Memorise Verb - learn by heart Memorise the history of Britain Back to KnowledgeVerb - learn by heartMemorise the history of BritainCan you remember these four pictures when I cover them up?Memorise these behaviour rules by roteUse a mnemonic to remember the colours of the rainbowCan you learn these newspaper headlines off by heart?
9NameBack to Knowledgeverb 1 give a name to. 2 identify or mention by name. 3 specify (a sum, time, or place)Name three LEDCsCan you name all the components of democracy?What name would you give to a course promoting active citizenship?Identify the parts of the diagramWhat is the name of the Prime Minister?
10verb - 1 give an order 2 arrange methodically Back to Knowledgeverb - 1 give an order 2 arrange methodicallyPlace these factors in order of importanceHow would you order these concepts?Can you put these events in chronological order?Sort the cards into an order of importanceChoose a concept and order the materialsaccordingly
11verb - 1 repeat or copy out (a passage or remark by another). QuoteBack to Knowledgeverb repeat or copy out (a passage or remark by another).2 repeat a passage or remark fromi) What phrase would you quote from Barack Obama’s speech?Can you repeat what the Prime Minister has just said?Copy out the words of the council leader.Read back to me what I have saidListen to your partner and then quote backwhat they said
12verb - 1 identify as already known; know again RecogniseBack to Knowledgeverb - 1 identify as already known; know againWhat words do you recognise from last lesson?What allows you to recognise them?Draw a picture containing all the words you knowDo you recognise this piece of music?What’s this?
13verb - remember: recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection Back to Knowledgeverb - remember: recall knowledge from memory; have a recollectionComplete the pop quiz from memoryWho can tell us what we did last lesson?Where did we say power lies in politics?What have we been studying this term?Do you recall your earliest memory of citizenship?
14Repeat verb - say or do again Watch what I do, then copy it Back to Knowledgeverb - say or do againWatch what I do, then copy itListen to what I say, then repeat itDo everything your partner does with a 5 second delayWhat did we just hear?Can you repeat that excellent behaviour?
15Reproduce verb - 1 produce a copy or representation of. Back to Knowledgeverb - 1 produce a copy or representation of.2 recreate in a different medium or contextReproduce the model in simple termsCan you draw exactly what I have said?Convey the exact meaning of this in a different mediumCan you trace the map?Make a permanent record of your piece of drama
16verb - to state again; to state differently; to rephrase RestateBack to Knowledgeverb - to state again; to state differently; to rephraseTake what Student A has said and put it in your own wordsHow can you say that differently?Can you say that again?Can you say that more simply?How could you make that understandable to a Year 6 student?
17verb - continue to have; keep possession of RetainBack to Knowledgeverb - continue to have; keep possession ofGo over this until it sticks in your mind foreverHow could you ensure you remember this?Use the mnemonic to retain the informationWrite an acronym allowing you to retain the knowledgeRevise this
18noun - 1 the action of understanding 2 the ability to understand Back to the startComprehensionnoun - 1 the action of understanding2 the ability to understandCharacterise Classify Complete Describe DiscussEstablish Explain Express Identify IllustrateRecognise Report Relate Sort TranslateGeneric Comprehension ActivitiesGeneric Comprehension Question Stems
19verb - describe the distinctive character of CharacteriseBack to Comprehensionverb - describe the distinctive character ofWhat are the features of a democracy?What makes something ‘fair’?Can you characterise ‘Britishness’?Describe the distinctive character of an ethical companyHow would you characterise activecitizens?
20verb - to identify by or divide into classes; to categorize ClassifyBack to Comprehensionverb - to identify by or divide into classes; to categorizeSort the cards according to the categoriesIdentify which features are those of an autocracyDecide on categories and then classify the group accordinglyHow would you classify this?What classifications could you use for thesefactors?
21verb - finish making or doing. CompleteBack to Comprehensionverb - finish making or doing.Complete the word fillFinish the storyHow would you finish this speech?What does this diagram need to be complete?Is there anything you think will complete the model?
22verb - 1 give a detailed account in words of DescribeBack to Comprehensionverb - 1 give a detailed account in words ofDescribe the chain of events leading up to the G20 protestsCan you describe change?Can you give a detailed account of the picture in wordsDescribe citizenship for a Year 6 audienceHow would you describe your own identity?
23Discuss verb - 1 talk about so as to reach a decision. Back to Comprehensionverb - 1 talk about so as to reach a decision.2 talk or write about (a topic) in detailDiscuss the picture in pairsCan their ever be zero crime? DiscussMake a play showing parliamentary discussionDiscuss your ranking of the cards until you reach a consensusDiscuss in threes the key points we needfor successful learning
24verb - show to be true or certain by determining the facts EstablishBack to Comprehensionverb - show to be true or certain by determining the factsLet us establish what we already know about this topicCan you establish what your partner knows about this?How might we establish the truth in this case?Here is the issue – you must determine the facts in order to establish what is trueSelect the facts you would use to establishcertainty
25Explain verb - 1 make clear by giving a detailed description. Back to Comprehensionverb - 1 make clear by giving a detailed description.2 give a reason or justification forHow can you show the difference between this and that?Explain why you think thatWhat explanations could their be for this picture?Can you give a reason for your answer?Explain the history of the UN
26ExpressBack to Comprehensionverb - convey (a thought or feeling) in words or by gestures and conductShow your partner how that made you feelWrite a paragraph expressing your opinion on the death penaltyHow does the film make you feel?What does the image make you think?Express your thoughts through mime
27IdentifyBack to Comprehensionverb - 1 establish the identity of. 2 recognize or select by analysisIdentify the words linked to politicsWhat criteria would you give a Year 8 to help them identify the facts?Select the words most appropriate to persuasive writingCan you identify the tone of this article?Which are the legal terms?
28Verb – make clear by using examples, charts, etc. IllustrateBack to ComprehensionVerb – make clear by using examples, charts, etc.How can we illustrate this point?Illustrate this idea using physical theatreUse examples, charts and/or graphs to make the information clearCan you give me an example of that?Show me what you mean
29Verb - identify as already known; know again RecogniseBack to ComprehensionVerb - identify as already known; know againCircle what you already knowIdentify the elements we covered last lessonWhat bits do you recognise?What did you already know about today’s lesson?How many of these faces do you recognise?
30Report verb 1 give a spoken or written account of something. Back to Comprehensionverb 1 give a spoken or written account of something.2 convey information about an event or situation.Read the article and then report back to your groupCan you report what you did for homework?Tell us what you did for your projectProduce a news report about human rights abusesWhat happened? What did you do?
31verb - give an account of. RelateBack to Comprehensionverb - give an account of.What, when, where, who, why?How did you get on?Can you tell us how your grouped worked together?Relate to your partner your experiences in the lesson todayProduce a piece of work relating yourlearning on the topic to a newcomerto the school
32Sort verb - 1 arrange systematically in groups. Back to Comprehensionverb - 1 arrange systematically in groups.2 (often sort out) separate from a mixed groupComplete the card sortSort the causes from the symptomsSort the ideas into groupsWhere should the factor group – into which group?How would you place this into the Venn diagram?
33TranslateBack to Comprehensionverb - 1 express the sense of (words or text) in another language.2 (translate into) convert or be converted into another form or mediumTranslate the concept into a piece of dramaPlay pictionary with your groupMake a list of all you have learnttoday then translate this into a HaikuCan you draw the article?Turn today’s learning into a shortand snappy chant
34noun - 1 the action of applying 2 practical use or relevance Back to the startApplicationnoun - 1 the action of applying2 practical use or relevanceApply Calculate Choose Demonstrate DramatiseEmploy Implement Interpret Operate PerformPractise Role-Play Sketch Solve SuggestGeneric Application ActivitiesGeneric Application Question Stems
35Verb - bring into operation or use ApplyBack to ApplicationVerb - bring into operation or useApply your learning to this problemUse what we have done today to negotiate a controversial issueHow could you apply that idea to this instance?Show me how you would apply your reasoning to a disagreement between police and protestorsCan you use your learning to answer thesequestions?
36verb - determine (mathematically) CalculateBack to Applicationverb - determine (mathematically)i) What percentage of people voted for the Green Party?Calculate the number of protestors in the crowdHow close to the water supply was the oil refinery located?Can you calculate the trend rate of growth in the economy?How many more people are unemployed this month?
37ChooseBack to ApplicationVerb - 1 pick out as being the best of two or more alternatives. 2 decide on a course of action.Which option would be the best for the judge to take?Choose the most appropriate sentence for the crimeWhat course would you take?Read the dilemma, make a list of possible responses in your group and then choose the oneyou think is bestHow will you approach this project inorder to meet the success criteria?
38Demonstrate verb - 1 clearly show that (something) exists or is true. Back to Applicationverb - 1 clearly show that (something) exists or is true.2 give a practical exhibition and explanation of.Demonstrate that gravity is a constantHow would you demonstrate to the class that you are right?Can you show that tougher sentencing is good for society?Show us through drama how global warming worksv) How would you demonstrate that you exist?
39verb - present as a play (as drama) DramatiseBack to Applicationverb - present as a play (as drama)i) Dramatise the flow of wealth through the economyUse drama to show how sustainable development worksUse the court transcript to present a play showing what happenedHow would you present the interplay of power,authority and oppression through drama?v) Turn the newspaper headline into a silent movie
40Employ Verb - make use of Back to ApplicationVerb - make use ofi) Can you employ that same reasoning on this differentproblem?ii) Use the formula to answer the questionsHow would you employ your rule in unusual situations?Make use of the information to solve the problemWhat prior knowledge and skills do you think wewill employ in today’s lesson?
41Implement Verb – put into effect Implement the changes to your plan Back to ApplicationVerb – put into effectImplement the changes to your planHow would you implement these ideas?What would you have to do to put these changes into effect?How should the council implement its new education policy?Can you re-write your essay with these changes?
42Interpret Verb - 1 explain the meaning of. Back to Application 2 understand as having a particular meaning or significance.3 perform (a creative work) in a way that conveys one’s understanding ofthe creator’s ideas.Show your understanding of the story by interpreting it creativelyHow would you interpret ‘change’ and ‘continuity’ to an alien?Can you interpret this diagram of the UN for a Year 7 audience?Write an article interpreting the convention for a populist readershipStoryboard an advert that will allow viewers to understand the rawdata
43Operate Verb - 1 control the functioning of (a machine or process). Back to ApplicationVerb - 1 control the functioning of (a machine or process).2 (with reference to an organization) manageShow me how you operate the drillHow do you operate the drill?Manage the time your group spends on each taskHow would a minister have to operate in order to get a private member’s bill through parliament?What would an effective UN Secretary Generaldo? How would they operate?
44PerformBack to ApplicationVerb - 1 carry out, accomplish, or fulfil (an action, task, or function).Perform an overhead kick from the edge of the areaPerform one of the pieces of oratory based on the success criteriaCan you carry out a cross-examination?How would you accomplish a successful defence of you climate change bill?In your group show us how ministers vote
45PractiseBack to Applicationverb - 1 perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly in order to improve or maintain proficiency in it.2 carry out or perform (an activity or custom) habitually or regularly.Practise that until you can do itRead a newspaper every day until it’s a habitExercise your reasoning daily in order to improve your argumentationKeep practising your speeches ready for the presentationWe will be discussing again today so you can practise verbalreasoning
46Noun - the acting out of a particular role Role-playBack to ApplicationNoun - the acting out of a particular roleUse the character cards to hot-seat in your groupsWrite a protest letter in characterCan you act out the concept as a group?Today we are going to do a mock trialWrite a speech that Kofi Annan might give tomorrow
47SketchBack to ApplicationVerb - 1 make a sketch of. 2 give a brief account or general outline ofHow would you sketch the main features of the criminal justice system?Make a sketch of how the economy worksGive a brief account of how your group workedCan you give a general outline of your coursework?Briefly, what is parliament and how does it function?
48SolveBack to Applicationverb - find an answer to, explanation for, or way of dealing with (a problem or mystery)i) Here is your problem, you have 30 minutes to find a solution within theparameters I have set youHow would you have solved the problem of hyperinflation in Weimar Germany?Can you find an answer to the problem of MPs expense claims?On the surface this appears a mystery – what explanation can you find in today’s lesson to solve it?If famine is the problem, what is the solution?
49verb - put forward for consideration SuggestBack to Applicationverb - put forward for considerationSuggest an alternative way of electing MPsPut forward some ideas in your groupsCan you suggest a way to improve our learning as a class?How would you alter the situation in Burma?What ideas do you have for changing the school?
50AnalysisBack to the startnoun a detailed examination of the elements or structure of something2 the separation of something into its constituent elementsAnalyse Appraise Categorize Compare ContrastDifferentiate Discriminate Distinguish Examine ExperimentExplore Investigate Question Research TestGeneric Analysis ActivitiesGeneric Analysis Question Stems
51Verb - 1 examine in detail the elements or structure of AnalyseBack to AnalysisVerb - 1 examine in detail the elements or structure ofWhat criteria are used to determine a story’s position in the newspaper?How is political power distributed in England?Examine in detail the structure of the UDHRAnalyse the wording of Barack Obama’s opening paragraph in his inauguration speechCan your produce an analysis of the constraints on private individuals wishing to add a loft conversion to their terrace house?
52verb - assess the quality or nature of AppraiseBack to Analysisverb - assess the quality or nature ofi) Assess the quality of your work in light of the success criteriaWhat assessment would you make of the speaker’s arguments?Can you offer us an appraisal of your partner’s strengths and weaknesses during the task?iv) Of what quality is this source?How useful are these figures to us for helping to explain the increasein unemployment?
53Verb - place in a particular category; classify CategorizeBack to AnalysisVerb - place in a particular category; classifyRead the quotes and then classify them based on therhetorical devices they useCategorize the MP’s voting records for the countyExplain your reasoning for placing it in that categoryCan you classify these items using the continuum from private to public?How would you classify power sharing in the context of democratic processes?
54Compare Back to Analysis verb - 1 (often compare to/with) estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between.2 (compare to) point out or describe the resemblances of (something) withCompare direct and representative democracyHow do these two images compare?What similarities are there between monetary and fiscal policy?How do rights differ from responsibilities?Produce a split-screen image showing a comparison of justice and fairness
55Verb - compare so as to emphasize differences ContrastBack to AnalysisVerb - compare so as to emphasize differencesCan you highlight the differences between autocracy and democracy?Compare and contrast the perceptions of the manager and his employeesHow would you describe the contrast here?Draw a picture emphasising the differences between trust and loyaltyHow does scientific thought contrast with religious thought?
56verb - recognize or identify as different; distinguish DifferentiateBack to Analysisverb - recognize or identify as different; distinguishCan you differentiate between fact and opinion in the article?Differentiate the speeches according to the mark schemeWhat criteria do we need in order to differentiate these manifesto claims?Can you identify the inconsistencies within the evidence – what parts are different from the rest?Which of these does not fit and why?
57verb - recognize a distinction DiscriminateBack to Analysisverb - recognize a distinctionExplain to us why there is a distinction between right and wrongWhich of these is an example of civil law?Which are good, which bad?How would you discriminate when faced with all this information?Which are the key words in the question?
58Distinguish verb - 1 recognize, show, or treat as different. Back to Analysisverb - 1 recognize, show, or treat as different.2 manage to discern (something barely perceptible)What distinguishes a liberal democracy?What differences can you distinguish between the two pieces of work?What do we need to look for when distinguishing a civil case from a criminal case?Show the problems inherent in this approachDiscern the most appropriate course of actionfrom the options
59Examine What condition is Britain’s political system in? Back to Analysisverb - 1 inspect closely to determine the nature or condition of. 2 test the knowledge or proficiency of.Examine the video bearing in mind the criteria we have devisedExamine the different media to determine their relevance to our taskWhat would you look for when examining whether this statement is factually correct?What condition is Britain’s political system in?What is the nature of human rights discourse?
60verb - 1 perform a scientific experiment. 2 try out new things Back to Analysisverb - 1 perform a scientific experiment. 2 try out new thingsDesign an experiment to answer the questionExperiment with the material until you find the best way to convey it to your audienceHow could you use an experiment to prove the claim?What experiment will tell us if CO2 emissions are rising?Use an experiment to consider the effects of introducing communism to a capitalist country
61ExploreBack to Analysisverb - 1 travel through (an unfamiliar area) in order to learn about it.2 inquire into or discuss in detail.3 evaluate (a new option or possibility).4 examine or scrutinize by searching through or touching.Use this time to explore the material prior to us discussing itCan you explore your answer further?How would a change in the cost of living affect that?Explore the object and then tell us what it has to do with citizenshipWrite a paragraph exploring what it might be like to live in an LEDC
62Investigate Back to Analysis verb - 1 carry out a systematic or formal inquiry into (an incident or allegation) so as to establish the truth.2 carry out research into (a subject).3 make a search or systematic inquiry.Investigate the legitimacy of the Daily Telegraph’s claimsChoose a topic you would like to investigate as an extended projectCan you use reason or give evidence to push that analysis further?How would you find out why our school so ethnically diverse?What would you do to investigate the truth claims of the argument?
63Verb - 1 ask questions of. 2 express doubt about; object to. Back to AnalysisVerb - 1 ask questions of. 2 express doubt about; object to.Listen to your partner’s argument and then produce a list of questions to askWhy do we live in a democracy?Why are people poor?Tell me why this might be untrue?What objections do you have to this interpretation of immigration?
64Research Back to Analysis Verb- 1 carry out research into. 2 use research to discover or verify information to be presented in (a book, programme, etc.).What research do you need to do in order to support your assertion that the world is a cube?How can we verify if what a politician says is true or not?Research the history of the UNProduce a report into the formation of the European UnionShow us how to use the article in order to verify the podcast
65Test verb - subject to a test Back to Analysisverb - subject to a testUse verbal reasoning to test your hypothesisWould the theory of the trickle-down effect stand up to testing?How might we test whether unemployment really is rising?I like your idea, what if we lived underwater – would it still work?Work through the different scenarios with youroriginal moral position and note if it changes at all
66noun - 1 the combination of components to form a connected whole SynthesisBack to the startnoun - 1 the combination of components to form a connected wholeCombine Compose Construct Create DeviseDesign Formulate Hypothesise Integrate MergeOrganise Plan Propose Synthesise UniteGeneric Synthesis ActivitiesGeneric Synthesis Question Stems
67verb - 1 join or mix together. 2 do or engage in simultaneously CombineBack to Synthesisverb - 1 join or mix together. 2 do or engage in simultaneouslyCombine three of the ideas we have come up with into an argumentCan you find a way to join the two suggestions together?How can we combine democratic accountability with strong government?Can we combine free speech and public tolerance in our society?Rub your stomach and pat your head
68Compose verb - 1 create (a work of art, especially music or poetry) Back to Synthesisverb - 1 create (a work of art, especially music or poetry)2 arrange in an orderly or artistic wayCompose a song advocating equal pay for under-18sMake a painting or drawing expressing your opinions regarding human rightsCan you put the key ideas from today’s lesson into a short poem?How would you arrange these objects to conveywhat we have been discussing?v) Write 16 bars that will elicit sympathy in the viewer
69ConstructBack to Synthesisverb - 1 build or erect. 2 form (a theory) from various conceptual elementsTake what we have talked about and build a theory of justice from itCan you theorise the class struggle from these sources?Construct an argument supporting your view that all oxen are lazyHow would you construct a defence of the government’s energy policy?What can we build from what we already know?
70verb - bring into existence CreateBack to Synthesisverb - bring into existenceCreate a constitution for BritainCan you create something from nothing?Make a presentation ‘selling’ your idea to the rest of the classCreate a new design for the Houses of ParliamentWhat link can you make between the random words?
71Devise verb - plan or invent Devise a way to stop crime Back to Synthesisverb - plan or inventDevise a way to stop crimeInvent a solution to global warmingCan you plan a timetable of implementation for the constitutional changes?What solutions can you devise?Plan your project and how you intend toovercome obstacles
72Design Back to Synthesis verb - 1 conceive and produce a design for. 2 plan or intend for a purposeDesign a road map for peaceWhat would an alternative regulatory authority for the media look like?Can you design a school council constitution that would take into account as many interests as possible?Can you conceive of a different solution? Produce a plan of itDesign me a perpetual motion machine
73Formulate Verb - 1 create or prepare methodically. Back to SynthesisVerb - 1 create or prepare methodically.2 express (an idea) in a concise or systematic wayFormulate an argument in support of proportional representationWhat ideas can you formulate regarding where we should go next?Can you prepare a formula for sustainable living?Develop your work until you can express it systematicallyKeep going over your work until you canpersuade the class as concisely as possible
74verb put forward as a hypothesis HypothesiseBack to Synthesisverb put forward as a hypothesisHow can you explain the MPs expenses scandal?What would happen if citizenship education were made non-statutory?Develop a hypothesis that can explain inequalityWrite a play showcasing a possible explanation formedia panic over swine fluv) Tell us what you think will happen tomorrow
75verb - combine or be combined to form a whole IntegrateBack to Synthesisverb - combine or be combined to form a wholeHow would you integrate fair trade with the desire to make money?Can you integrate effective social policy and the free market?Take these different things we have discussed and combine them into a wholeWhat conditions would we need in order to integrate successfully into the Euro?Can different cultures be integrated into a concept of ‘Britishness’?
76Merge verb - 1 combine or be combined into a whole. Back to Synthesisverb - 1 combine or be combined into a whole.2 blend gradually into something elseMerge these ideas together in your essayWrite a speech merging these perspectivesCan these perspectives be merged? If so, how?Join together with another group and merge your role-plays togetherHow would you merge the three arguments of team B into one concluding statement?
77verb - arrange systematically; order OrganiseBack to Synthesisverb - arrange systematically; orderOrganise your thoughts into a clear structureHow would you organise a Middle East peace negotiation?Can you organise the aims of your project?Organise the issues according to which you think are most pressing for the governmentUse a system to arrange the possible solutions to climate change
78verb - decide on and arrange in advance PlanBack to Synthesisverb - decide on and arrange in advancePlan the next stage of your courseworkDraw a plan of how you will set the experiment upCan you plan an answer to the questions you expect the opposing team to ask you?How do you plan to raise awareness about your issue?Decide who is doing what in your group and arrange everything so you are ready in advance
79verb - put forward (an idea or plan) for consideration by others ProposeBack to Synthesisverb - put forward (an idea or plan) for consideration by othersPropose a change to the way the school is runHow can human rights be protected around the world?What ideas do you have for judging the effectiveness of local councillors?Propose a ‘fit and proper persons’ test for MPsWhat proposals would you make for improving yourlocal area?
80verb 1 make by synthesis. 2 combine into a coherent whole. SynthesiseBack to Synthesisverb 1 make by synthesis. 2 combine into a coherent whole.Write an essay plan outlining all the ideas we have hadHow would you explain these concepts to a Year 7 class using drama?Produce a newspaper article that makes sense of all the informationWhat would a poster that explained the UN and UDHR look like?Can you visualise a storyboard that combinessocial, civil and political rights into an intelligiblewhole?
81verb - come or bring together for a common purpose or to form a whole UniteBack to Synthesisverb - come or bring together for a common purpose or to form a wholeHow can we unite the concepts of justice and fairness?What would a noise uniting hope and joy sound like?What would a painting uniting trust and pleasure look like?Take two of the ideas regarding deregulation and weave an argument out of themTurn the two statements into a story explainingcompeting views of friendship
82noun – an appraisal or judgement of the value of something Back to the startEvaluationnoun – an appraisal or judgement of the value of somethingAppraise Argue Assess Critique DefendEvaluate Examine Grade Inspect JudgeJustify Rank Rate Review ValueGeneric Evaluation ActivitiesGeneric Evaluation Question Stems
83verb - assess the quality or nature of AppraiseBack to Evaluationverb - assess the quality or nature ofHow useful is this source to us?Would you advise me to teach this activity again? Why?Is this good? Under what measure of value?Read your partner’s work and then tell them three good things about it and one area for improvementWhat type of language is the dictator using?
84verb - give reasons or cite evidence in support of something. ArgueBack to Evaluationverb - give reasons or cite evidence in support of something.Who can give us an argument against that?What can you give us to support that?Write an essay arguing for or against the death penaltyProduce a radio advert that gives young people a reason to voteBuild an argument from your own opinionand the material around the room
85verb - evaluate or estimate AssessBack to Evaluationverb - evaluate or estimateWhat is the likelihood of newspapers revealing their sources?Mark your work and set a target for improvementProduce a report assessing the importance of freedom of information in a democratic countryWhat chances are there for the Kyoto Agreement proving a success?How can we evaluate the impact of Gordon Brownas Prime Minister?
86Verb – evaluate in a detailed and analytical way CritiqueBack to EvaluationVerb – evaluate in a detailed and analytical wayCritique the speech in the context of the manifestoCan you offer us a critique of the film?Prepare a Newsnight interview-style role-play critiquing the proposed introduction of ID cardsWrite an essay critiquing attitudes toward failureCan you critique media images of young people?
87verb – attempt to justify DefendBack to Evaluationverb – attempt to justifyDefend your position!Imagine there is no UDHR, Human Rights Act etc., how would you defend your right to freedom of speech, education etc.?Can you justify MP expenditure on duck houses?Defend the proposition...How can you defend your contention that theworld is made of play dough?
88verb - form an idea of the amount or value of; assess EvaluateBack to Evaluationverb - form an idea of the amount or value of; assessHow useful is the source?What changes would you make to improve the White Paper?Evaluate the impact of government spending on educational achievementHow effective was the presentation?Do you think peacekeeping is a good or abad thing?
89Verb - inspect closely to determine the nature or condition of ExamineBack to EvaluationVerb - inspect closely to determine the nature or condition ofIs the judicial system founded on principles of care or justice?Who has power in the UK?How democratic is school?Examine the source and determine its natureWhat condition is the local environment in?
90verb - arrange in or allocate to grades Back to Evaluationverb - arrange in or allocate to gradesUse the mark scheme to grade your workWrite a mark scheme we could use to grade government behaviour in relation to democratic principlesHow would you grade the impact of the Kyoto Protocol?Which policies have been effective, which not so?An you grade the newspapers according to our ‘Tabloid Scandal’ scale?
91Inspect verb - look at closely Back to Evaluationverb - look at closelyWhat is really being said in this speech, ‘between the lines’?What key themes run through the UDHR?How does the language of the American constitution reflect its perceived content?What political messages and positions are underlying the performance?Inspect the picture for clues to its origin
92verb - form an opinion about JudgeBack to Evaluationverb - form an opinion aboutPrepare a list of criteria on which we should judge the presentations. Indicate priority and ratings.Judge the value of OFCOM to the British publicWhat is your judgement regarding the case?Can you judge which of these ideas will be of greater benefit to the community?How effective are ASBOs?
93verb - prove to be right or reasonable JustifyBack to Evaluationverb - prove to be right or reasonableCan you defend your position on capital punishment?Use evidence to justify your argumentWhat is there to justify these claims?How does the barrister attempt to justify the defendant’s actions?What justification is there for accepting a certain level of unemployment as ‘inevitable’?
94verb - give (someone or something) a rank within a grading system Back to Evaluationverb - give (someone or something) a rank within a grading systemRank the arguments in order of efficacyRank the pictures according to the level of biasHow would you order these images to fit the grading system?Can you use the assessment criteria to put the performances in order?Place the policy suggestions according to what extent they solve the problem we highlighted
95RateBack to Evaluationverb - assign a standard or value to (something) according to a particular scaleProduce a scale which could be used to rate the effectiveness of council policiesHow would you rate your performance in the assessment?Rate these crimes in order of severity (by a scale, or implicitly through personal morality scale)Rate the proposals based on our criteriaHow do the sustainable development plans rate in relation to the requirements of Local Agenda 21?
96verb - 1 carry out or write a review of. 2 view or inspect again Back to Evaluationverb - 1 carry out or write a review of. 2 view or inspect againReview your work and make the changes that will take it to the next grade.Produce a literature reviewProvide a synopsis of the bookWhat conclusions about the document have you come to?What are your findings having reviewed the film?
97Verb - fix or determine the value of; assign a value to Back to EvaluationVerb - fix or determine the value of; assign a value toWhat is the value of free trade to developing countries?Can you determine the value of the criminal’s behaviour?What effect has government policy had on unemployment?Why was this a valuable learning experience?What value would you assign to tolerance in a democracy?
98Examples of lesson products Back to the start Advertisement Annotated bibliography Art gallery Biography Blueprint Board game Book Cover Brochure Bulletin board Card or board game Chart Collage Collection with illustration Collection with narrative Comic Strip Computer program Crossword puzzleDebate Detailed illustration Diary Diorama Display Drama Dramatic monologue Editorial Essay Experiment Experiment Log Fable Fact file Fairy tale Family tree Glossary GraphGraphic design Greeting card Illustrated story Journal Labeled diagram Large scale drawing Lecture Letter Letter to the editor Lesson Line drawing Magazine article Map Map with legend Mobile sculpture MonographMuseum exhibit Musical composition News report Pamphlet Pattern with instructions Photo essay Picture dictionary Podcast Poem Poster Reference file PowerPoint Presentation Survey Video Vocabulary List Written reportBack to the startExample Product list taken from
99Generic Knowledge Activities Make a list of the main events.. Make a timeline of events. Make a facts chart. Write a list of any pieces of information you can remember. List all the .... in the story. Make a chart showing... Make an acrostic. Recite a poem.Back toKnowledgeFrom:
100Generic Comprehension Activities Cut out or draw pictures to show a particular event. Illustrate what you think the main idea was. Make a cartoon strip showing the sequence of events. Write and perform a play based on the story. Retell the story in your words. Paint a picture of some aspect you like. Write a summary report of an event. Prepare a flow chart to illustrate the sequence of events. Make a colouring book.Back to ComprehensionFrom:
101Generic Application Activities Construct a model to demonstrate how it will work. Make a diorama to illustrate an important event. Make a scrapbook about the areas of study. Make a paper-mache map to include relevant information about an event. Take a collection of photographs to demonstrate a particular point. Make up a puzzle game using the ideas from the study area. Make a clay model of an item in the material. Dress a doll in national costume. Paint a mural using the same materials. Write a textbook about... for others.Design a market strategy for your product using a known strategy as a model.Return toApplicationFrom:
102Generic Analysis Activities Design a questionnaire to gather information. Write a commercial to sell a new product. Conduct an investigation to produce information to support a view. Make a flow chart to show the critical stages. Construct a graph to illustrate selected information. Make a jigsaw puzzle. Make a family tree showing relationships. Put on a play about the study area. Write a biography of the study person. Prepare a report about the area of study. Arrange a party. Make all the arrangements and record the steps needed. Review a work of art in terms of form, colour and texture.Return toAnalysisFrom:
103Generic Synthesis Activities Invent a machine to do a specific task. Design a building to house your study. Create a new product. Give it a name and plan a marketing campaign. Write about your feelings in relation to... Write a TV show, play, puppet show, role play, song or pantomime about...? Design a record, book, or magazine cover for...? Make up a new language code and write material suing it. Sell an idea. Devise a way to... Compose a rhythm or put new words to a known melody.Return toSynthesisFrom:
104Generic Evaluation Activities Prepare a list of criteria to judge a ... show. Indicate priority and ratings. Conduct a debate about an issue of special interest. Make a booklet about 5 rules you see as important. Convince others. Form a panel to discuss views, eg "Learning at School." Write a letter to ... advising on changes needed at... Write a half yearly report. Prepare a case to present your view about...Return toEvaluationFrom:
105Generic Knowledge Question Stems What happened after...? How many...? Who was it that...? Can you name the...? Describe what happened at...? Who spoke to...? Can you tell why...? Find the meaning of...? What is...? Which is true or false...?Back toKnowledgeFrom:
106Generic Comprehension Question Stems Can you write in your own words...? Can you write a brief outline...? What do you think could of happened next...? Who do you think...? What was the main idea...? Who was the key character...? Can you distinguish between...? What differences exist between...? Can you provide an example of what you mean...? Can you provide a definition for...?Back toComprehensionFrom:
107Generic Application Question Stems Do you know another instance where...? Could this have happened in...? Can you group by characteristics such as...? What factors would you change if...? Can you apply the method used to some experience of your own...? What questions would you ask of...? From the information given, can you develop a set of instructions about...? Would this information be useful if you had a ...?Back toApplicationFrom:
108Generic Analysis Question Stems Which events could have happened...? I ... happened, what might the ending have been? How was this similar to...? What was the underlying theme of...? What do you see as other possible outcomes? Why did ... changes occur? Can you compare your ... with that presented in...? Can you explain what must have happened when...? How is ... similar to ...? What are some of the problems of...? Can you distinguish between...? What were some of the motives behind...? What was the turning point in the game? What was the problem with...?Back toAnalysisFrom:
109Generic Synthesis Question Stems Can you design a ... to ...? Why not compose a song about...? Can you see a possible solution to...? If you had access to all resources how would you deal with...? Why don't you devise your own way to deal with...? What would happen if...? How many ways can you...? Can you create new and unusual uses for...? Can you write a new recipe for a tasty dish? can you develop a proposal which would...Back toSynthesisFrom:
110Generic Evaluation Question Stems Is there a better solution to... Judge the value of... Can you defend your position about...? Do you think ... is a good or a bad thing? How would you have handled...? What changes to ... would you recommend? Do you believe? Are you a ... person? How would you feel if...? How effective are...? What do you think about...?Back toEvaluationFrom: