“Synthesis” is the ability to combine parts of a whole in new and different ways. It requires students to think flexibly, determine alternatives, and find new ways to accomplish a given task. A more advanced level of abstract thinking is needed for synthesis. The 25 lessons in this unit encourage students to go beyond the obvious to more original thoughts.
An illustration of a bulb connected to a battery is presented. “Electricity is stored in a battery.” Look at the accompanying pictures of batteries, wires, and light bulbs. “Which bulbs do you think will light up?”
The sequential activities featured here are sure to develop critical thinking skills.Includes an answer key and a Skills Reference Chart.
Improve critical thinking skills and you're sure to improve reading comprehension, problem solving, writing skills and more! These step-by-step activities are carefully structured to give students the thinking and logic skills they need to master every area of learning. The delightful exercises challenge students to think using a variety of methods and is arranged sequentially to help learners develop critical thinking in easy-to-digest steps. A terrific way to give your students the tools they need for success in school as well as in their daily lives!
Reading Level 3-4 | Interest Level 2-6
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