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HOTS Questions to use before a poem or a story

HOTS  Higher Order Thinking Skills  are essential for everyday life, These questions can be used before teaching a poem or a short story in class.

HOTS  Logic (1): Underlying assumptions
What assumptions or emotive implications underlie these statements? 1.      This food is composed entirely of natural ingredients, so it is good for you as well as being delicious. ______________________________________________________________________
2.       Everyone knows that the earlier you start learning a language the more successfully you will master it ______________________________________________________________________

3.      This method is scientifically proven to be effective.

4.      Thousands of people have already signed up: join now!

5.      He always wanted to be famous: now he is famous, so he must be very happy.