Critical and Differentiated Thinking Spring Bundle
Differentiated thinking task cards are great for differentiation, morning work, literacy centers, math centers, early finishers, fast finishers and more!
* NOTE *
This is part of a larger bundle that can be found in my Teachers Pay Teachers store.
Critical and Differentiated Thinking: Yearly Bundle
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 students
* high performing KG student
* average 3rd grade student
* 4th grade student needing remediation
3 Sets of Task Cards
~ St. Patrick's Day Parade (March)
~ Earth Day Volunteering (April)
~ Cinco de Mayo Celebration (May)
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 (St. Patrick's Day Parade)
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
✔︎Example of Easier Problem (Earth Day Volunteering)
Earth Day finally arrived and the students volunteered for various activities! Some chose to walk around the lake and pick up trash. List the students in order from greatest amount of trash collected to least.
* Tree Hugging Terry was fascinated with the butterflies and picked up the least trash
while the other boy picked up the most.
* Melody Meadows picked up a little more than
Tree Hugging Terry.
* Sunny Sarah collected more than Melody Meadows
but less than the boy who picked
up the most.
Suggestions for Use
~ laminated character cards are placed under document camera and manipulated
~ Answers can be oral or written on answer page.
Center / Station
~ laminated task andcharacter cards are manipulated by small groups of students to
~ Answers are written on student answer page.
~ Optional center sign included (page 3).
~ laminated task andcharacter cards are placed in a central location and used by
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