Get your kids thinking a little deeper with these five (5) US Presidential history - Election Day trivia themed table logic puzzles. These logic puzzles are designed for 6th - 7th grade students, but can be used with younger gifted students or as whole-class enrichment activities.
These puzzles require minimal background knowledge about Presidents. For example, students should know that John Adams was the second U.S. President before attempting to complete the Presidential Firsts puzzle.
Please read over the Dear Teacher page for suggestions on how to successfully support students completing these puzzles. We've included additional hints with how you can help students find the contextual clues embedded in each carefully crafted puzzle. For example, for students unaware that Teddy Roosevelt and FDR were cousins, we remind you to have students make a deduction based on last names.
All of our logic puzzles have been kid-tested and edited for clarity and solve-ability. The two biggest hints you can give kids to help them solve these puzzles is:
(1) Go back and re-read the clues. Sometimes an earlier clue doesn't give you all its information the first time you read it.
(2) Read carefully. In the excitement to solve a puzzle, you can easily miss a key preposition or negative word clue.
Anytime you have a problem, please feel free to post a question or send us an email. We'll be happy to explain the steps for solving the logic puzzle.
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We've taken critical thinking activities to a whole new level by integrating content-area facts with fun brain teasers. Whether you need a time filler, a homework assignment, or an enrichment activity, these logic puzzles will be sure to please.
Everyday Learning Logic packets come with a sample puzzle and step-by-step directions to help your kids learn how to do these kinds of brain teasers on their own. An answer sheet is in the back to help make your job a little easier.
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