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# Critical and Differentiated Thinking St. Patrick's Day

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Critical and Differentiated Thinking: St. Patrick's Day

Critical and 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:
* high performing KG student
* 4th grade student needing remediation

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Example of More Challenging Problem
To advertise the upcoming parade, students created posters. They used sequined shamrocks to decorate their posters.  Use the clues to determine how many sequins each student used.

* Lilly Leprechaun used more than 5 but less than 7.
* Lucy used the most which was 4 more than 12.
* Lucky used 5 less than Lucy and 5 more than Lilly.
* Linus used the least which was 2 less than  Lilly.

Example of Easier Problem
Several students gathered to plan the St Patrick’s Day parade for their school! They decided to learn more about this holiday and each chose a subject to study. Use the clues to determine which subject each chose.

* Lilly, Lucy, Lucky and Linus met at the library to begin their research.
* Neither Lilly nor Lucy Leprechaun chose to study about a person.
* Lucky studied the person for which  St. Patrick’s Day is named while

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Suggestions for Use

Whole Class
~ laminated character cards are placed under document camera &
manipulated by teacher.

Center / Station
~ laminated task & character cards are manipulated by small
groups of students to solve problems.

Individual
~ laminated task & character cards are placed in a central location
and used by fast finishers.

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