Critical and Differentiated Thinking Halloween
Differentiated thinking task cards are great for differentiation, morning work, literacy centers, math centers, early finishers and fast finishers.
Students will use character cards as manipulative tools (when needed) to think critically and solve logic problems. Cards will be moved around for each of 10 tasks as solutions are generated. Cards are NOT needed for all tasks. Optional "center sign" is included as well as answer document and key.
These cards are designed to be used with:
* gifted and talented 1st and 2nd grade student
* high performing KG student
* average 3rd grade student
* 4th grade student needing remediation
Please read sample problems below to see if they are appropriate for your students.
** Sample Problem **
4 friends went trick-or-treating on Halloween night.
They raced to see who could get to their teacher’s house first.
In what order did each friend get to her house?
~ The black cat was happy to trick-or treat with his friend ghost who came in first.
~ Frog, who came in ahead of black cat was warm in his costume.
~ Frankenstein came in last.
Suggestions for Use
~ laminated character cards are placed under document camera &
manipulated by teacher.
~ Answers can be oral or written on answer page.
Center / Station
~ laminated task & character cards are manipulated by small
groups of students to solve problems.
~ Answers are written on student answer page.
~ Optional center sign included (page 3).
~ laminated task & character cards are placed in a
central location and used by “fast finishers”.
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