Presentation on theme: "Thinking Skills. Why are thinking skills important in MFL? They: help you to think for yourself; help you to deconstruct language and to understand that."— Presentation transcript:
Why are thinking skills important in MFL? They: help you to think for yourself; help you to deconstruct language and to understand that languages have patterns and rules; help you to articulate your understanding; give you the opportunity to learn from each other; promote active involvement; foster links with other subject areas by using similar strategies.
What are the five thinking skills? They are: Information processing skills; Reasoning skills; Enquiry skills; Creative thinking skills; Evaluation skills.
Activities that promote thinking skills: Odd one out Classification Concept / mind map Mystery Living graph Games: - running dictation - whats the question - taboo - aural dominoes
Todays thinking skills activities: Odd one out Classification Living graph Mystery: Wie heisst die beste Freundin oder der beste Freund von Sophie?
Thinking words! evidence examine interpret assess experiment recall explain recognise attitude formulate refine clarify hypothesise reflect classify identify reorganise sequence Which of these skills have you used today ? Can you explain how you have used them ? Can you think of any other subjects or topics where you could use these skills ?