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Thoughts on Education

Grant Wiggins

May 25, 2015
My reply to Willingham, Part 2

In part 1 of my reply to Willingham’s article on reading comprehension strategies published recently in the Washington Post, I …

25 Essential Questions

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# Essential Question
1 Expository Writing: In what form should I communicate this information? Why?
2 Vocabulary: How can I play with the denotative and connotative meanings of words to lend complexity to my writing?
3 Geography: How does where we live influence how we live?
4 How can I make a visitor from another culture feel “at home” with me?
5 How can I - with a limited vocabulary and grammatical background -effectively explain ideas in writing so that native speakers can comprehend my messages?
6 What determines our values?
7 What roles do passion, tone, and voice play in my reading, writing, listening, and speaking?
8 How does looking beyond a poem's words deepen my thinking and understanding?
9 How can understanding a pattern help me know what comes next?
10 4. How can the picture help me and others understand?
11 How can I be sure to retain place value when I add or subtract? What happens if I don't?
12 What is missing here? How do I find it?
13 Which is the best representation of this information in this situation?
14 What should be measured and compared in order to solve this problem?
15 What's the pattern/ relationship here? How can this best be represented mathematically?
16 How can I use properties of numbers to check my solutions?
17 What's important here?
18 What makes a research topic good or bad?
19 How has biodiversity on Earth changed over time, and what environmental influences caused these changes to occur?
20 6.1.1, 6.1.2 Why are enzymes necessary in the digestion of large food molecules? (How does the human body obtain nutrients from food?)
21 EQ1: How can I read like a writer?
22 EQ1: Should I divide? Which division model or strategy should I use? How do I know?
23 OAEQ2: How can I use social science concepts to understand and explain this event?
24 EQ1: How do food access, production, and distribution impact human history?
25 EQ2: What happens when civilizations encounter crisis?