Follow multi-step spoken instructions to perform single tasks, to answer questions, and to solve problems. 0601.2.1
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- Asking Questions - the types of questions depend on the answer to that first important question: Why am I reading this? Once you establish a purpose for yourself, you can then ask which questions will help you achieve that goal. This page asks students to rank a set of questions on a scale of one to five.
- Can You Follow Directions? - fun worksheet to print and use as classroom activity.
- Checking Instructions - [Skillwise worksheet] Practice your listening skills by thinking of questions to ask if you’ve misheard a speaker.
- Critical Reasoning Warm-ups - These are warm-ups for people who are somewhat familiar with critical reasoning questions. These questions are a good way to start your brain thinking before you answer the real questions.
- Following oral directions - [designed for grade 4] online computer activity, students will need pencil and paper.
- George Washington Teaches Map Directions - Follow directions to create profile of Washington.
- How Well Do You Follow Directions? - Fun worksheet to print or read orally to students.
- How to build a spaghetti and marshmallow tower - follow these instructions to create a tower.
- How to Create A Fun Marble Artwork - follow these instructions to create your art.
- How to Make an Origami Bookmark - follow these instructions to create your bookmark.
- How to Build a Toy Paddle Boat - follow these instructions to create your boat
- How to Make a Boat for a School Project - follow these instructions to create your boat
- Listening to instructions - [Skillwise factsheet] How to improve your listening skills - including observing gestures and expressions.
- Listening to Instructions and Making Links - [Skillwise factsheet] How to follow instructions - face to face and in a group - and make links between words and phrases.
- Listening to Safety Instructions - [Skillwise worksheet] Listen to safety instructions and identify the speaker, situation and audience.
- Make me a Copy Please - [designed for grades 5-6] Lesson plan; the need to be articulate and precise when explain steps to another student.
- The Magician's Apprentice - Have students follow directions to do magic tricks!
- Mystery Pictures: Following Oral Directions - focus on the importance of clear, oral communication.
- Questioning Toolkit - seventeen types of questions from the educational journal, FNO
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