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					                   Divergent Thinking Skills - Sample Questions

Fluency - the production of a large number of ideas, plans or products

 1. How many ways can you sort_____________________?            @    @      @

 2. How many ways can you _______________________?              @    @      @

 3. Think of all the possible ______________________.           @    @      @

 4. Come up with as many ideas as you can think of for____. @        @      @

 5. List the uses of _________________.                         @    @ @

 6. List all you know about __________________________. @            @      @

 7. List all the things that ______________________.            @    @      @



Flexibility - the production of ideas or products that indicate shifts in
categories of thought

 1. List the many different _______________________.            @    @      @

 2. Think of the different reasons for ________________.        @    @      @

 3. What are all the different things that ___________?         @    @      @

 4. How many different ________________can you suggest? @            @      @

 5. Suppose there were no ________________.
    How would ___________ be different?                          @    @     @



Originality - the production of novel and unique ideas

 1. Think of unusual ways to ___________________.               @    @      @

 2. Think of ideas that no one else will think of to _______.   @    @      @

 3. Think of unique ways to_______________.                     @    @      @
 4. Create a picture using as many different materials and techniques as you
wish.                                                          @ @ @
 5. Invent new ideas for ___________________.                  @ @ @

 6. Make up a new _____________ for using _________.             @    @    @



Elaboration - the addition of details to a basic idea, plan or situation

 1. Add details to make the idea clearer.                        @    @    @

 2. How can you improve a _______?                               @    @    @

 3. Design a _____________.                                      @    @    @

 4. Clarify by adding instructions to your plan.                 @    @    @

 5. Add finishing touches to __________.                         @    @ @

 6. Describe, evoke, interpret the word ________, using words, music,
movement or method of your choice.                          @ @ @

				
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