We found 730 resources with the concept critical thinking
Analyzing Persuasive Techniques in Advertising
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A commercial may sell its product to only 1% of its viewers, but 1% of 10,000,000 people can garner quite a profit. Explore the ways advertisements use persuasive techniques, including humor, celebrity testimonials, emotional appeals,...
Critical Thinking through Core Curriculum: Using Print and Digital Newspapers
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is and what will be the role of newspapers in the future? Keeping this essential question in mind, class members use print, electronic, and/or web editions of newspapers, to investigate topics that include financial literary,...
Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2016
9th - 12th
What better way to develop an awareness of the power of presidential campaigns ads than by analyzing them? The resources in this collection ask class members to develop criteria for evaluating effective ads, and to examine the claims, analyze the images, sounds, and language employed in various presidential campaign commercials from 1952 through 2016.
Unit 2: Analyzing Structure and Communicating Theme in Literature
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompany your classroom's reading of Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis with a 17-lesson unit designed to spark critical thinking, dialogue, and stretch writing muscles. The EngageNY collection goes beyond pupils' reading comprehension to identify the rules Bud lived by and how he was successful or unsuccessful at following them. Scholars then take a step further by comparing their reading to the poem "If" by Rudyard Kipling. To conclude the series, class members work through the writing process to complete an evidence-based essay examining one of Bud's life rules.
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
Inspiring Middle School Students to Engage in Deep and Active Learning
6th - 12th
After reviewing this document, you will be an expert in both the definition of project-based learning and how to implement it with your class. Discover and explore thorough explanations, detailed examples, and applicable resources for...
Shizuko’s Daughter: Problematic Situation
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How could you decide which of your late mother's possessions are important enough to take to college with you? Decide which items would be the most valuable to you with an activity based on Kyoko Mori's Shizuko's Daughter. After learners...
Shizuko’s Daughter: Question Answer Relationships
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Asking questions about what you're reading is an effective way to connect with the text. After kids read passages from Kyoko Mori's Shizuko's Daughter, they identify questions about the passages as Right There, Think and Search, On Your...