I have had the pleasure of working with two very cool incoming seventh graders during summer Jumpstart. We’ve been writing “True-Trouble” stories and turning them into published flip books. It’s amazing what you can accomplish in just a few short hours.
Metaphorical thinking requires critical thinking skills, mental flexibility, creativity, and a deep sense of understanding between the topics or items being compared. It’s a great way to check for understanding–and to help explain an idea to someone else. The basic question for generating metaphors to check for understanding or extend thinking is: “In what ways … Continue reading Metaphors Welcome