Thinking Skills, Grades 1-2 - Teacher Reproducibles, Print EMC 5301

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EMC Number: 5301

Page Count: 144

EAN: 9781557998651

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: Sorting the Groceries, How Will You Group Them?, Striped Things, Square Things, Puppies, Puppies, Puppies, Which Wheels for You?
  • Comparing and Contrasting: Find the Twins, What's the Difference? A Rag Doll and a Puppy, A Riddle
  • Analyzing: K-9s
  • Observing: What Will Happen?, Using Your Five Senses, An Apple
  • Ordering: Largest to Smallest, How Did It Happen?

Creative Thinking

  • Fluency: Just a Pencil, Melt It!, More Than One Way, New Possibilities
  • Flexibility: Beautiful Bouquets, Change the Order
  • Divergent Thinking: The Spoon, Minus the Wolf
  • Problem Solving: Pretzel Squares
  • Original Ideas: A New Dessert
  • Mental Imagery: A Side View, A Bird's Eye View, Finish the Puzzle, Two Rows of Four, Imagine It Punched

Logical Thinking

  • Analogies: What's the Relationship?, Make Your Own Analogies
  • Deductive Reasoning: Find the Pet Owners, Piano Lessons, Where Do They Sit?, Heat It Up
  • Patterning: What Comes Next?, Giving Patterns a Code, How Many Patterns?, Make a Pattern, How Many Legs?
  • Generalizing: A-1 Hairstyles, Twinkles
  • Problem Solving: Look Again!
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.
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