Creating
Can your students GENERATE new products, ideas or demonstrate new ways of viewing things?
Consider your role as the teacher.... Think about the student role...
  • Facilitate
  • Extend
  • Reflect
  • Analyze
  • Evaluate
  • Design
  • Formulate
  • Plan
  • Take risks
  • Modify
  • Create
  • Propose
  • Actively participate
Skills to be demonstrated by students include...
  • using old ideas to create new ones
  • generalizing from given facts
  • relating knowledge from several areas
  • predicting, drawing conclusions
Key words to consider as you develop objectives and questions...
  • act
  • adapt
  • assemble
  • blend
  • build
  • change
  • coin
  • compile
  • compose
  • concieve
  • concoct
  • construct
  • craft
  • create
  • design
  • develop
  • devise
  • discuss
  • elaborate
  • estimate
  • fashion
  • forecast
  • form
  • formulate
  • generate
  • give rise to
  • hypothesize
  • imagine
  • improve
  • initiate
  • invent
  • make up
  • maximize
  • minimize
  • modify
  • organize
  • originate
  • plan
  • predict
  • produce
  • propose
  • set up
  • solution
  • solve
  • suppose
  • test
  • theorize
Sample Questions
  • Can you design a...to...?
  • Can you see a possible solution to...?
  • If you had access to all resources, how would you deal with...?
  • Why don't you devise your own way to...?
  • What would happen if ...?
  • How many ways can you...?
  • Can you create new and unusual uses for...?
  • Can you develop a proposal which would...?

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Possible Projects/Assignments
  • Invent a machine to do a specific task.
  • Design a building to house your study.
  • Create a new product. Give it a name and plan a marketing campaign.
  • Write about your feelings in relation to...
  • Write a TV show, play, puppet show, role play, song or pantomime about...?
  • Design a record, book, or magazine cover for...?
  • Make up a new language code and write material using it.
  • Sell an idea.
  • Devise a way to...
  • Compose a rhythm or put new words to a known melody.
  • Produce a film about...
  • Develop and design a project that...
  • Plan an itinerary for a trip to...
  • Design a new game that...
  • Publish a neewspaper that...
  • Write an advertisement for...
  • Create a painting or illustration that...

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