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Higher Order Thinking Skills are encouraged in these creative activities. They can be used for team building, enrichment, independent challenges, and for early finishers. Scamper and Toy Creation prototypes engage students with flexibility, fluency, originality, and elaboration.
COMING SOON! Linking Cube Puzzlers! Students will use deductive reasoning as they read clues to determine the color order in a cube series. (Expected Update: 9/12/18) Bundle price will increase to $14.00 upon update.
Last Update: 5/1/18: Finish the Picture- Spring & Summer Editions
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Finish the Picture: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
These artistic impressions are perfect for early finishers, all levels of enrichment, and gifted students. They are encouraged to think outside the box to create artistic creations incorporating Four Seasons graphics.
These can be used for:
★ Student/Gifted Portfolios
★ Hidden Pictures
★ Hall Display
EACH Seasonal set Includes:
★ 15 graphics, each with 2 versions (120 drawing prompts in total)
★ 1 Writing Prompt with 2 versions
Creative Writing: Where in the World Task Cards:
Students will use clues and deductive reasoning in this engaging creative thinking activity! Students will identify one location that is best represented with the clues, through deductive reasoning. A constructed response requires students to explain their thinking. Students will choose one card to develop a creative story with the author's purpose to persuade, inform, or entertain.
These can be used for:
★ Whole Group Warm-Up
★ Small Group Discussion
★ Independent Writing Activity
Included in this Resource:
★ Student Directions
★ 20 4 to a Page Writing Prompt Clue Cards
★ 20 FULL PAGE Writing Prompt Clue Cards
★ Answer Sheet (fill in a box)
★ Answer Sheet- Write About It (constructed response)
★ SAMPLE ANSWERS (2 possibilities for each card)
Students will use various blocks to create a prototype for a toy company. They will create an advertisement- print, video, or demonstration, for the toy competition.
This Resource Includes:
♦ Direction Card
♦ Design-a-Toy Planning Page: This guides students through the planning process
♦ Design-a-Toy Advertising Guide: This guides students through the ad process
♦ Design-a-Toy Report: Students will write about their product
♦ Writing Template
♦ Design-a-Toy Showcase: Voting Slips and Certificates
This strategy increases higher order thinking. It can be used on its own, or incorporated into curriculum units. It can be used as a brain break for 20 minutes, or over the course of several days.
Students choose an object- either tangible or a photograph- and they think creatively to change the original idea into something new! You can differentiate the activity by having students complete a specified number of components of SCAMPER.
This Resources Includes:
♦ S.C.A.M.P.E.R. Classroom Posters
♦ Blank Brainstorming Organizer
♦ Tennis Ball and Light Bulb Organizer with Question Prompts
♦ Earth Day Reusable Materials Organizer
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