Kids use poetry and contemporary art to start thinking about logic and personal expression. They read Sylvia Plath's poem "Metaphor," and critically examine the art of Urs Fischer. After working though a few logic problems they write...
Using the number attributes they have learned, math detectives uncover the mystery number in each of these logic problems. For the three problems they examine the clues and sets of numbers, using key vocabulary such as greater than, less...
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A series of interactive exercises provide users with the ammunition they need to detect logical fallacies and defend themselves against persuasion. Learners read about 11 types of logical fallacies and identify the type used in sample...
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All teacher workrooms contain a coffee maker, therefore all teachers must be addicted to coffee. That sentence represents a logical fallacy (although it may be true from some), a topic the seventh installment in the 24-part Writing the...
Help your learners grow their critical thinking and analytical skills by asking them to examine logical fallacies. After reading an example, pupils determine if two sets of premises and conclusions are logical fallacies or not and...
A high-level introduction to fallacies of weak induction, including appeals to unqualified authority and ignorance, hasty generalizations, and weak analogies. Each fallacy is defined and shown with an example. For use mostly in college...
Review more than nine verbal and written fallacies in arguments. Many definitions and examples are given to encourage your scholars to avoid fallacies such as ad hominem and red herring. By doing this, they will have stronger speeches...
Maryland Department of Education
What are the effects of competition in an academic environment? The competition between the main characters in A Separate Peace motivates a series of activities that asks readers to take a stance on competition, and then to develop a...
In this geometry worksheet, 10th graders analyze and solve logic puzzles. The one page interactive worksheet contains five multiple choice questions, provides a hint, and is self checking.
Scholars explore compound conditional logic and learn to use the Boolean operators AND, OR, and NOT within conditional statements by incorporating these operators to improve a previously created app.
Explore decision-making logic in programming computer games. The 10th installment of a 21-part unit teaches scholars how to apply conditional statements and Boolean expressions. They use these concepts to create a "Guess My Number" game...
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Before diving into operations with fractions, learners discover the foundation of fractions and how they interact with one another. Exactly as the title says, logic of fractions is the main goal of a resource that shows pupils how...
Give your class a lesson in logical reasoning. This worksheet, which focuses on ad hominem arguments, goes step by step through an example. After examining the argument, learners assess a second conversation for ad hominem arguments and...
Students examine the ten most common logical fallacies. They identify the ways in which arguments fail. Students give reasons why one or more premises or conclusions can cause an argument to fail based on the ten logical fallacies they...
In this logical reasoning learning exercise, 4th graders read a paragraph about what three students are brought for lunch before determining what each student eats through logical reasoning. They record what they understand, make a plan,...
In this logic worksheet, students are taught about the use of syllogisms to solve problems. They use diagrams to visually show the relationships between objects. They complete two given syllogisms and answer questions about their results.
Students listen to books on wind energy for background knowledge. In this wind logic puzzle, students use knowledge of wind energy and critical thinking skills to complete logic puzzles. Students may work in groups or individually as...
In this logical thinking with geometric shapes activity, students write directions for transforming one shape into the next on a web. They write phrases such as "make two sides parallel" or "make all the sides the same length" while...
For this problem solving worksheet, students use logical reasoning to solve each of 4 problems. The word problems pertain to the position of people in line, theater seating and identification of who plays what instrument in a talent show.
In this problem solving strategy worksheet, students read 3 different story problems. Students use logical reasoning to solve.
Young scholars recognize inductive and deductive reasoning and analyze common fallacies in critical thinking. In this argumentation and logic instructional activity, students use role playing activities and specific instances of...
In this math logic puzzle, students read the story about 5 children shopping at a garage sale. Using the provided chart grid, students read the clues and determine what each child bought and how much each spent for their purchase.
In this logic worksheet, students are given 2 matrices to help them solve problems using logic. Students are given clues that they use to complete the matrix in order to find the answer.
In this geometry worksheet, 10th graders investigate and solve various logic problems including the constructions and use of two way tables and Venn diagrams to assist in problem solving. The eleven page worksheet contains nine...
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