"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 5 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:
In the Woods, In a Cave, In the Water, At the Ice-Cream Shop, In the Kitchen, At a Party, At a Carnival, At a Museum, At a Garage Sale
- Nature in Action:
Ocean Life, Rain, Rain, Sunshine, Snow Day!, Earthquake and Volcanoes, Giant Squids, Bears, Dinosaurs
- Time to Eat:
Time for Dessert!, Pizza, SSSlurp!, School Lunch, Breakfast
- Sports and Games:
Play Ball, It's All About Speed, Strikes and Spares, Board Games, Extreme
- Things I Use:
Shoes and Socks, Spoons and Forks, Wheels, Remote Control, Money, Water
- In My World:
Light and Dark, Collections, Sticks and Stones, Brothers and Sisters, Windows and Doors, Read All About It!, Screen Time, Pets, Giggles, Emotions, Choices, Homework
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.