SOLO Taxonomy

solo intro

I have introduced SOLO taxonomy to my Year 7 students when we started the Rome Project. This is a inquiry based unit which encourages students to think like a historian and formulate their own answer to the question: “What caused the break-up of the Roman Empire in 476AD?”

The students really seemed to get it and referred to the different stages during their research. This is one of the resources I used to explain SOLO to the kids:

There are many explanations available about what SOLO is. Chris Harte (@charte) has many great resources on his blog.

There are some good videos which explain it too:

Below is a presentation that I created for our school’s Professional Development program:

Solo taxonomy