Analogies | Task Cards | PowerPoint | Critical Thinking

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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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Are you looking for ways to get your K-3 kiddos to think critically in your lessons? Try teaching analogies!  This analogies units gets primary kids thinking, analyzing, and making comparisons as they complete analogies using an animal theme.

In the 40 slide PowerPoint Show , students meet Wilbur, their Analogy Safari guide, who will teach them what an analogy is, how to read an analogy, and how to solve the sample animal analogies. Students learn to solve analogies by finding similarities and relationships, categorizing, and making comparisons, as they work to earn their certification and official membership card as an Animal Analogist.

They apply what they learned in the PowerPoint show to complete the 60 task cards. These tasks cards can be completed in a center or used as a game.

This product is packaged as a zip file and includes:

  • A 60 slide interactive PowerPoint Show
  • Materials to play the Analogy Safari game – 60 analogy cards, 60 answer cards, game board, game mat for cards
  • 4 different sets of task cards which allow you to differentiate:
  1. 60 analogy task cards with answer choice
  2. 60 analogy task cards without answer choices – students supply the answer
  3. 60 analogy task cards where students supply the analogy
  4. 60 analogy task cards where students complete the analogy and create a
    new analogy using the same relationship recording sheets
  • Answer key for all the analogies
  • recording sheets

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