Great for morning warm-ups and early finishers!
Students find the odd word out!
Winter Critical Thinking is a set of 28 Task Cards for critical thinking and problem solving for students in Grades 4-6.
There are four words listed on each Task Card. Three of the words are related in some way. Some are names of words with double vowels. Some are words with double consonants or the plural spelling of words. The words are challenging to encourage critical thinking and most have a winter theme!
• Students must use their critical thinking skills to find the relationship among the words and find the “odd word out” on each Task Card – the one word that does not belong.
• Students write the word that does not belong on their Student Record Sheet.
• They also write a brief explanation explaining the reason the one word does not belong with the others.
• You can also have students work in pairs to come up with solutions.
Also included in Winter Critical Thinking are:
• a Student Record Sheet for students to record their answers
• an Answer Key
• directions for playing Scoot
• an Award Certificate
Winter Critical Thinking © 2018 Linda Schwartz • Pizzazz Learning
Border art © Red Pepper Papers
Clip art © Kate Hadfield Designs
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