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No Prep Back-to-School Activities! Perfect for introducing the Prompts of Depth & Complexity & Icons! Community building, Get-to-Know you activities, Think Like a Disciplinarian Frame, “Find Someone Who..” (with prompt icons), thinking maps, graphic organizers. Start the year with these activities, and continue using them all year-long!

Not just for GATE! All learners can use these activities and resources to develop and practice higher-level thinking across all subjects, concepts, and disciplines. 


Print & Use! These resources are ready to use now, or you can use the included editable Google Slides copy to customize them for your specific needs. You can also use the digital files for student online activities. 


Examples of how to use the activities and resources are , as well as product and printing tips. Full Color AND Grayscale versions are included for each resource!


Here’s what’s included: 

  • "Find Someone Who" get-to-know you activity with prompt icons.
  • Blank, editable "Find Someone Who" version
  • "Depth & Complexity of Me" Think Like a Disciplinarian Frame (printable, editable, and digital versions)
  • "Depth & Complexity of You" Think Like a Disciplinarian Frame: Students interview a peer (printable, editable, and digital versions)
  • Prompt Icon Mind Maps (5)
  • Prompt Icon Graphic Organizers ( 4 versions )
  • Printable Prompt Icon Reference Page (PDF)
  • Full Color & Grayscale Versions for printing options
  • Google Slide Digital/Editable Copies
  • Product Recommendations Sheet

Depth & Complexity Introduction Activities (Back-to-School)

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