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856 resources with the concept critical thinking

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Inventive Thinking - Future Inventions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students create marketing campaigns. In this technology skills instructional activity, students keep a log as they build prototypes of their inventions. Students then script and record video commercials to sell the prototypes.
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Science is a Wonderland

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students use the scientific method to study Animalia and Plantae Kingdoms. In this science inquiry lesson, students watch a PowerPoint about science process skills. Students complete the National Geographic bottled Eggs-periment or the...
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Stating Reasons and Giving Examples

For Students 8th - 11th
In this paragraph construction worksheet, students read a model paragraph regarding Costa Rica. Students respond to 10 questions regarding the structure of the paragraph.
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What's the Big Idea? Exercise 2

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this online interactive categorization worksheet, learners examine 12 groups of 4 words each. Students identify a title for each set of words.
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It Counts

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils explore one to one number correspondence. In this early math lesson plan, students make observations about and classify plants in order to gain an understanding of using numbers to describe their world.
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What Would the United States Do?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this U.S. history scenario worksheet, students use their critical thinking skills to explain how the U.S. would respond in a scenario that involves the Soviet Union sending support to Communist rebels in Nicaragua.
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Presidential Election 2008:Making Decisions about Political Candidates

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students think critically about political candidates. In this election lesson, students research candidates and use information sources to explore their stands on issues.
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Happiness is A Warm Puppy

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate dog breeds and write a short story from a dog's perspective. In this dog research and writing instructional activity, students watch the film, "Dog: The Early Years. They apply critical thinking skills to determine...
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Old Wisdom: New Learnings

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore proverbs and idioms. In this integrated arts lesson, students collaborate to analyze proverbs and idioms. Students discuss their findings.
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There Are Two Sides to Every Story

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine point of view in real life and in fairy tales. In this point of view lesson, students discuss how people see things such as television shows from different points of view. They listen to two versions of The Story of the...
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Making Good Decisions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the "Little Planet Times" and discuss how to solve the town's problem. For this literature/problem solving lesson, students record the opinion of each of the council members and role play their position. Students...
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Smiles Change the World

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss and write about groups that need friends. In this friendship lesson, students create a banner for someone who needs a friend. students pair share to chose a recipient for the banner.
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Beginning Critical Reading - Nuts

For Students 3rd
In these critical reading worksheets, 3rd graders read the short story about nuts. Students then answer 3 critical reading questions about the passage.
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Beginning Critical Reading - The Sun

For Students 5th - 6th
In these critical reading worksheets, students read the short story about the sun. Students then answer 3 critical reading questions about the passage.
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Intermediate Critical Reading - The Robin

For Students 6th - 7th
In these critical reading worksheets, students read the short story about robins. Students then answer 3 critical reading questions about the passage.
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Critical Reading: Intelligence Augmentation

For Students 6th - 10th
In this critical reading worksheet, students read a short passage regarding intelligence augmentation and then answer five questions based on the reading.
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Civil War Photos Tell a Story

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners explore the work of a Civil War photographer. In this Civil War lesson, students access the photographs by Matthew Brady through the web link and examine the photographs he took in order to better understand the Civil War.
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The "Infinite" Across the Disciplines

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the meaning of the word infinite. In this critical thinking lesson, students consider the concept of infinite as they take part in a classroom activity that encourages them to think logically. They discuss the word and...
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Packing for a Trip: Brainstorming

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this packing for a trip brainstorming worksheet, students color a picture of suitcases. Students write a list of 8 things to take on a trip and 8 things to leave at home.
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Famous Quotes Interpretation

For Students 6th - 9th
In this quote interpretation worksheet students use their critical thinking skills to determine the meaning of a quote and respond to a prompt.
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Famous Quotes Interpretation

For Students 6th - 9th
In this quote interpretation worksheet, students must use critical thinking skills to respond to a prompt regarding a quote by Charles Dickens.
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Jamestown Fort: Finding History

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify artifacts discovered from the exploration of the Jamestown fort in order to help them create a short fictional account about the lives of Jamestown's first inhabitants. In this history lesson, students research the...
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State of Affairs Between the Native Americans and the European Settlers

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze multiple resources to explain the contacts between the American Indians and the European settlers during the Age of Discovery. In this American history lesson, 11th graders analyze a historical painting and read...
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Bellwork for Week 10

For Students 7th - 9th
In this bellwork worksheet, students answer questions about the Hawaiian islands formation, about science class in general, about rocks and minerals and about experimental design.