20 Single-Page Sheets of Mystery-Themed Problem Solving Puzzles! And MORE…
--Each Thinkercise mystery-themed page includes five different puzzle formats – focusing on linguistic, visual, logic, and mathematical multiple intelligences.
--Depending on digital resources available, make a transparency or use a document camera and data projector to display one or more puzzles each day for a quick, daily thinking challenge!
--Have students work in groups to solve one or more puzzles. Groups can present and discuss what strategy each group used to solve the puzzle(s).
--Ask students to make up their own puzzles. Put them together on a blank template (included) for peers to solve.
--Copy and cut up puzzles and place them in a learning center for enrichment practice.
--Give students an entire activity page for a weekly challenge to work on independently.
--Use the Progress Tracker form (included) to allow students to check or place point(s) for each of the different types of puzzles they are able to solve independently and correctly.
--Incorporate two resources by Bob Weber to extend the problem solving with a blank Extensions page included.
--Answer pages included, 52 pages total.
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