"This routine draws on the idea of newspaper-type headlines as a vehicle for summing up and capturing the essence of an event, idea, concept, topic, etc. The routine asks one core question:
1. If you were to write a headline for this topic or issue right now that captured the most important aspect that should be remembered, what would that headline be?"
This article on the blog Infinite Thinking Machine provides more examples of how Thinking Routines can be used in relation to YouTube videos, such as this one:
- Thinking Routines are great discussion structures when you are working at the discourse level with students.
- The prompts in each routine are often related to the classic "main idea and details" type of goal, but also move students toward higher level thinking.
- The elements within each routine generally link together in ways that foster complex sentence formulation skills.