A routine that sets the stage for deep inquiry.
Description: The Think-Puzzle-Explore thinking routine is more inquiry-based than the popular fact-generated KWL. In order for the use of this routine to be most effective, the teacher's language plays a vital role in initiating student responses.
How to Use the Strategy:
Refer to pages 71-77 in the book Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners.
Access online instructions here at Harvard Project Zero.
See the routine in practice here at Harvard Project Zero.
Download these resources to use in your classroom.