JTE-44 | Introducing and Exploring the Dimensions of Depth and Complexity through Children’s Literature
How can I introduce Depth & Complexity to my class? That question is asked over and over again by educators. With time constraints and the ever increasing pressure to prepare students for Standardized tests, focusing on ways to empower high-level thinking can be challenging. Introducing & Exploring the Dimensions of Depth and Complexity through Children’s Literature provides educators with an easy, practical way to introduce the 11 Dimensions of Depth & Complexity using popular children’s books. With 36 stories in all, teachers will find numerous options for introducing, and then integrating the Depth & Complexity dimensions with all levels of learners. For teachers who have never heard of the Dimensions of Depth & Complexity to those currently using them during instruction, this book prompts students to engage in literature discussions in a deeper, more complex manner – all while providing a foundation for using the Depth & Complexity dimensions across all disciplines.