Thinking Skills, Grades 5-6 - Teacher Reproducibles, E-book EMC 5303i

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EMC Number: 5303i

Page Count: 144

EAN: 9781608236299

Help your students become 21st-century problem solvers by introducing them to a broad range of critical-, creative-, and logical-thinking skills!

The 44 fun, imaginative lessons use downloadable interactive charts and reproducible practice pages to help students develop important skills.

Interactive and reproducible activities motivate students as they practice thinking skills:

Critical Thinking

  • Sorting, Classifying: Let's Get Organized!, Endangered Mammals of the Sea, Where Do They Live?, Soft? White? Furry?, How Does Your Garden Grow?, Wildflowers
  • Analyzing: It's on the Map, Mapping the Truth
  • Observing: A Buggy Puzzle
  • Ordering: Getting Specific
  • Evaluating: Proverbially Speaking

Creative Thinking

  • Fluency: Star Tours, Strike Up the Band
  • Problem Solving: It's Your Choice, The Same Sum
  • Mental Imagery: What Will the Weather Be Today?, The Barnyard Race, Cube Gymnastics, Sandbox Squabble

Logical Thinking

  • Analogies: Analogies, More Analogies, Dark, Cold Night/Bright, Hot Day
  • Deductive Reasoning: Mirror, Mirror, Strange Travelers, At the Zoo, The Bus Riders, State Trees, Syllogisms, Silly Syllogisms, Famous Mountains Blow Their Tops, Join the Pick and Shovel Club, Speedy Delivery, The Collectors' Club, The Cake Walk, Bug Trivia, Earning a Living in 1860, The Quiet Quilters, A Serious Discussion
  • Patterning: Number Patterns
  • Generalizing: In Days Gone By, Wildflower Harvest
  • Problem Solving: Holiday Shopping, The Candy Store, Decisions
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