Critical and Differentiated Thinking Task Cards
Differentiated thinking task cards are great for differentiation, enrichment, 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
Sets of task cards can be purchased separately in my Teachers Pay Teachers store. This purchase includes sets of cards for the year ~ one for each month.
Included in purchase:
* 9 sets of 10 task cards
* 9 optional center signs
* 9 student answer documents
* 9 answer keys
September: Scholarly Students
October: Trick or Treating Adventures
November: Thanksgiving Feast
December: Reindeer Antics
January: A New Year's Celebration
February: Valentine's Day Party
March: St. Patrick's Day Parade
April: Earth Day Volunteering
May: Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Please read sample problems below to see if they are appropriate for your students.
** Sample 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
* Linus used the least which was 2 less than
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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Teachers Pay Teachers Kathy Adams
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