Integrated math problem-solving and critical thinking activities, language comprehension activities, and motivating investigative science modules are perfect for challenge and enrichment.
Each of the 12 packets includes math, language, and science modules. Each module presents various activities that promote higher-order thinking skills. Students must analyze, evaluate and problem-solving as they work. The packets are generally appropriate for 4th grade and 5th-grade students depending on their ability and skill levels. Great for gifted and talented students or those needing extra enrichment. Students will engage in various math puzzles and problems and math riddles. The language activities focus on grammar, spelling, punctuation editing and comprehension cloze exercises that require inferring information by using contextual clues.The science modules present articles and questions and the opportunities to do some scientific research on interesting grade-appropriate topics. Full training is provided for various puzzles and activities included in this resource. The unique format of combining math, language and science in a motivating and effective way makes this program a favorite among many grade 4 and grade 5 students.
The activities make use of QR code for immediate feedback with answers or for linking to other information and articles. Although QR code capability is not required, it does enhance the experience if this technology is available. Full answer keys are also provided. The packet is designed to work well printed in either color or grayscale. Please view the preview file for a thorough overview of the program.
This packet is amazing! I have been using it this year for my challenge board and the kids have really enjoyed the reading passages and the math puzzles. Thank you!
This is great! And I really haven't seen anything like this 'out there'. Thank you!
This will provide great practice while challenging my students! I love how you've incorporated so many disciplines and standards! Thanks!
I am using this with a student I am working with over the summer. Great resource. I will use it with my gifted students next year. Thanks.
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