"We must empower students to become creative thinkers, critical thinkers, and problem solvers—people who are continually learning and who can apply their new knowledge to complex, novel, open-ended challenges." - Educational Leadership, Summer 2008, Volume 65
Engage your grade 3 students in thinking skills practice with Critical and Creative Thinking Activities! 140+ pages of fun, imaginative activities motivate students as they practice thinking in multiple ways about a variety of curriculum and theme-based topics.
46 theme-based units make it easy to find activities that fit your core curriculum:
- Through the Year:
Spectacular September, October Chills, Feasting in November, December Celebrations, January Is #1, February Fun, Marvelous March, April Surprises, Hey, It's May!, Jazzed About June
Monkeys, Spiders, Ribbit!, Pets, Reptiles, Quack, Slugs and Worms, Bzzzzzz, Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Ocean Life
Home Sweet Home, In Our Classroom, In the Woods, At a Party, In the Garden
- Time to Eat:
Pizza Time, Lunchtime, Eat Your Veggies, All About Apples, I Scream for Ice Cream
- Things I Use:
All Wet, What I Wear, Boxes, Pockets, Bottles and Jars, Paper
- In My World:
Cartoons, Listen!, On the Screen, Lost and Found, Nighttime, My Birthday, Homework, Books, Cents Sense
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.