Critical and Differentiated Fall Bundle
Differentiated thinking task cards are great for differentiation, morning work, literacy centers, math centers, early finishers, fast finishers and more!
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.
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
4 Sets of Task Cards
~ Scholarly Students (September)
~ Trick or Treating Adventures (October)
~ Thanksgiving Feast (November)
~ Reindeer Antics (December)
10 problems per set
1 student answer key per set
1 teacher answer key per set
1 optional center sign per set
Please read sample problems to determine if this product is appropriate for your students.
Example of More Challenging Problem (Scholarly Students)
One of the first activities of the day was a coloring sheet. Before beginning, four students compared their crayons. Use the clues to determine how many crayons each student chose.
* Creative Carmine used 3 blue crayons, 2 green, and 1 yellow.
* Kind Kevin used 4 more than Creative Carmine but 2 less than Nifty Ned.
* Happy Holly used the most which was 3 more than Kind Kevin.
Example of Easier Problem (Reindeer Antics)
Three of the reindeer decided to measure their peppermint sticks. List the reindeer in order of who had the shortest to the longest.
Reindeer Randy’s stick was one inch shorter
than Reindeer Rudy’s.
Reindeer Renee had the shortest stick.
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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