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154 resources with the concept deductive reasoning

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The Right Stuff

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Studentsare introduced to the Pythagorean Theorem by exploring right triangles and the squares built on each side. They apply the Pythagorean Theorem to real-world problems. Students u se informal and nonformal arguments of proof (i.e.,...
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Guess the Fruit!

For Teachers K - 1st
Here is a fun game to help little learners build deductive reasoning skills. Each slide contains an image of a fruit or a bag, it's up to the class to determine which fruit will come out of the bag next, based on the clues you give them....
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River of Venom

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Read an exciting science mystery about killer bees online, evaluate a list of clues, and try to answer the questions correctly. The story responds to the reader's choices and presents research material for the next step. Though the...
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Who am I? - Egyptian Contributions

For Students 7th
Each of the three questions on this worksheet include a clue to the answer. Seventh graders will read a each clue, tell what or who the clue was referring to, and then provide evidence from their readings. This is a great way to build...
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Warm-up #7b -- Hair Raising!

For Students 5th - 8th
In this reasoning worksheet, students use deductive reasoning to determine which people purchased a haircare item. They complete and record 7 steps to find the answer.
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The Treasure Hunt

For Students 7th - 10th
For this treasure hunt worksheet, students determine a combination of events that satisfies given conditions.  This one-page worksheet contains 1 logic problem.  The answer is provideed at the bottom of the page.
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Problem-Solving Methods in Biology

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this problem-solving worksheet, students will read a biologist's observations about elephant communication. Students will write down what the biologist observed, what facts she knew about elephants, and her hypothesis. Students will...
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Deductiva Deductions (Deductive Reasoning)

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders apply deductive reasoning and make predictions. In this language arts lesson, 3rd graders discuss questions and use deductive reasoning to make a prediction. Students look for patterns and prior knowledge to make predictions.
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Tricky Track Problem

For Students 9th - 11th
For this problem solving worksheet, students find the results of a track meet. Students are given clues in the problem, and challenged to determine the winner of the high jump.
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Answer the Questions Based on the Venn Diagram: Deductive Reasoning

For Students 9th - 12th
In this deductive reasoning worksheet, students answer 5 questions about a Venn diagram.  Students use deductive reasoning to answer each question.
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Mr. P's Life Problem

For Students 9th - 11th
In this life problem activity, students read given facts. Afterward, they use logic and deductive reasoning to determine answers to given questions. This one-page activity contains 11 problems. Answers are provided at the bottom of the...
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The Harry Potter Problem

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Harry Potter worksheet, students read a portion of an inscription from the book.  Students use logic to determine the contents of the seven bottles described in the paragraph.  This one-page worksheet contains 1 logic problem. ...
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Brothers and Sisters

For Students 8th - 11th
In this deductive reasoning activity, students use 7 clues to determine the ages and relationships of 8 people. The page opens to the answer sheet.
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Handley 75th Anniversary Football Problem

For Students 8th - 10th
In this football worksheet, students read clues and use logic to determine the names of football players.  This one-page worksheet contains 16 problems.  Answers are provided.
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Aging Problem

For Students 9th - 11th
In this aging problem, students read a word problem, write an equation, and determine the current age of specified persons.  This one-page worksheet contains 1 multi-step problem.  The answer is provided at the bottom of the page.
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The Five Houses

For Students 7th - 12th
In this deductive reasoning instructional activity, students use clues to tell the nationality, beverage, snack, house color and pet of five people.
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The Face Card Problem

For Students 8th - 12th
In this deductive reasoning worksheet, students arrange cards to they fit the clues given in the puzzle.
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Deductive Reasoning

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate deductive reasoning.  In this geometry lesson, 10th graders compare and contrast inductive ns deductive reasoning.  Students use deductive reasoning to investigate algebraic proof and explore deductive geometric...
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Making Sense of World Conflicts: Is it War?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students compare and contrast the meanings of the terms "conflict" and "war." In this world conflict lesson, students respond to discussion questions that require them to determine when a conflict becomes a war.
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Mini-Lesson One

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover deductive reasoning.  In this logic lesson, 6th graders explore deductive reasoning as a means of solving logic problems.  Students are expected to arrive at a definition of deductive reasoning.
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Geometry, Measurement & Reasoning

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students construct two-column proofs. In this geometry lesson plan, students use deductive reasoning and geometric properties to justify given geometric statements. Students compare and contrast proofs.
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Deduce Like Sherlock

For Students 6th - 10th
In this deductive reasoning review worksheet, students practice their skills as they solve 6 syllogisms by responding to the multiple choice questions.
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Scientific Methods in Biology

For Students 7th - 12th
In this scientific methods worksheet, students will review the steps necessary in testing a hypothesis including the types of reasoning and variables involved. This worksheet has 6 terms in a crossword puzzle and 4 fill in the blank...
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Deductive Reasoning

For Students 10th
For this deductive reasoning worksheet, 10th graders solve 6 various problems applying deductive reasoning to each. First, they determine if a valid conclusion can be reached from the 2 true statements using the Law of Detachment or the...