Continue from the previous post: Find Ur Strenghts, here are the other 5 intelligence which are not included in the top 3 but somehow 3 out of 5 get above 3 point as well. Thus, I decide to copy all and post here. You can find your strengths at http://www.literacyworks.org/mi/assessment/index.html.
Score: 3.29. Self (intrapersonal): People who are strong in the self intelligence like the rhythm and sound of language. They like poems, songs, and jingles. They enjoy humming or singing along with music. Here are ways to work with this intelligence in your lessons:
- Go on “guided imagery” tours.
- Set aside time to reflect on new ideas and information.
- Encourage journal writing.
- Work on the computer.
- Practice breathing for relaxation.
- Use brainstorming methods before reading.
- Listen to and read “how to” tapes and books.
- Read “inspirational” thought-for-the-day books.
- Read cookbooks.
Score: 3.29. Social (interpersonal): People who are strong in the social intelligence like to develop ideas and learn from other people. They like to talk. They have good social skills. Here are ways to work with this intelligence in your lessons:
- Take part in group discussions or discuss a topic one-to-one.
- Read a dialogue or a play together.
- Do team learning/investigating projects.
- Set up interview questions, and interview your family. Write the results.
- Write notes to one another instead of talking.
Score: 3.14. Nature (naturalist): People who are strong in the nature intelligence enjoy interacting with the outside world. They are adept at noticing patterns in nature and can easily distinguish between different species of flora and fauna. Here are ways to work with this intelligence in your lessons:
- Spend time outside noticing patterns in nature.
- Read books and articles about nature and the environment.
- Take hikes or visit tidepools, and record significant features about what you find.
- Compare seeds, seedlings, and adult plants. Mix them up and ask your learners to match each seed to its corresponding seedling and adult.
Score: 2.29. Logic/Math: People who are strong in the logic/math intelligence enjoy exploring how things are related. They like to understand how things work. They like mathematical concepts. They enjoy puzzles and manipulative games. They are good at critical thinking. Here are ways to work with this intelligence in your lessons:
- Arrange cartoons and other pictures in a logical sequence.
- Sort, categorize, and characterize word lists.
- While reading a story, stop before you’ve finished and predict what will happen next.
- Explore the origins of words.
- Play games that require critical thinking. For example, pick the one word that doesn’t fit: chair, table, paper clip, sofa. Explain why it doesn’t fit.
- Work with scrambled sentences. Talk about what happens when the order is changed.
- After finishing a story, mind map some of the main ideas and details.
- Write the directions for completing a simple job like starting a car or tying a shoe.
- Make outlines of what you are going to write or of the material you’ve already read.
- Write a headline for a story you’ve just completed.
- Look for patterns in words. What’s the relationship between heal, health, and healthier?
- Look at advertisements critically. What are they using to get you to buy their product?
Score: 2. Musical: People who are strong in the musical intelligence like the rhythm and sound of language. They like poems, songs, and jingles. They enjoy humming or singing along with music. Here are ways to work with this intelligence in your lessons:
- Use a familiar tune, song, or rap beat to teach spelling rules, or to remember words in a series for a test.
- Create a poem with an emphasis on certain sounds for pronunciation.
- Clap out or walk out the sounds of syllables.
- Read together (choral reading) to work on fluency and intonation.
- Read a story with great emotion — sad, then happy, then angry. Talk about what changes — is it only tone?
- Work with words that sound like what they mean (onomatopoeia). For example: sizzle, cuckoo, smash.
- Read lyrics to music.
- Use music as background while reviewing and for helping to remember new material.
- Use rhymes to remember spelling rules, i.e., “I before E except after C.”