Help your students become 21st-century problem solvers by introducing them to a broad range of critical-, creative-, and logical-thinking skills!
The 44 fun, imaginative lessons use downloadable interactive charts and reproducible practice pages to help students develop important skills.
Interactive and reproducible activities motivate students as they practice thinking skills:
Sorting, Classifying: What Doesn't Belong, Connections, A Sizable Matter, What Equipment Will We Need?, Favorite Flavors
Comparing and Contrasting: Puzzling the Planets
Analyzing: Curly Q's, The Cat Family, The Animal Club
Evaluating: What Do You Need to Know?, A Long Time Ago Someone Said..., Who Is Right?
Observing: Lucky Shoes, My Coat
Ordering: The Most Important Things
Problem Solving: Treasure Map, Decisions, It's Your Choice, Pulley Puzzle
Fluency: Talented Toothpicks, You Scream! I Scream!
Flexibility: Toothbrush Transformations, What Could It Be?, The Penny Grid
Original Ideas: Combine and Create
Problem Solving: A Flat Problem
Mental Imagery: Who's in the Spotlight?, Mother's Plate
Analogies: Exploring Analogies, More Analogies
Deductive Reasoning: Smith Street, Silly Syllogisms, Who Ate the Cookies in the Cookie Jar?, Where Is Burton?, Let's Go Ice-Skating, Backyard Projects, At the Amusement Park, Off to Camp!
Patterning: What's the Pattern?, What's Next?
Comparing and Contrasting: You Be Day, I'll Be Night
Generalizing: Long Ago, Does It Make Sense?
Problem Solving: Look Again!
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.