The Critical Thinking Co., Building Thinking Skills Level 1, Paperback, 376 Pages, Grades 2-3

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  • Brand: The Critical Thinking Co.

SKU: 1998848

Teach your elementary students highly effective verbal and nonverbal reasoning skills with Award-winning Building Thinking Skills Level 1! A variety of activities build your student's reading, writing, math, science, and social studies skills!
 
The activities are developmentally sequenced to give your kids a solid foundation for academic success and improved standardized test scores!
 
Kids gain better life-long communication skills and grow their visual and auditory processing skills with this best selling thinking skills program in the world!
 
Each skill (for example, classifying) is presented first in the semi-concrete figural-spatial form and then in the abstract verbal form. Students learn vocabulary and concepts as they analyze relationships between objects, between words, and between objects and words when they:
  • Observe, recognize, and describe characteristics
  • Distinguish similarities and differences
  • Identify and complete sequences, classifications, and analogies
 
Topics include:
Figural-Spatial Skills
  • Describing shapes
  • Figures: compare / describe /copy / enlarge / divide
  • Diagrams: overlapping classes / Venn / branching / cycle
  • Mental pattern folding / symmetry
  • Directionality / Position in space
  • Mental rotation / reflection / tumbling / stacking / folding of 2-D objects
  • Congruence / area / volume
  • Analogies: size / color / orientation / detail
  • Visual motor integration and memory
  • Use of graphic organizers
Verbal Skills
  • Spelling / Vocabulary / Writing:  describing things and words
  • Following and writing 1-, 2-, and 3-step directions
  • Antonyms / synonyms
  • Analogies: kind of / part of / used to / association / action
  • Deductive / Inductive reasoning
  • Parts of a whole
  • Map reading
  • Writing directions
  • Logic: if-then / yes-no / true-false
  • Orientation: person / place / time
  • Auditory memory
  • Language acquisition
 
Activities are modeled to reinforce skills and concepts plus an answer guide is included!
 
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  • - The Critical Thinking Co.
  • - Building Thinking Skills Level 1
  • - 376 perforated pages paperback
  • - Includes answers
  • - Grades 2-3
  • - Use in your classroom, homeschool, learning center, and co-op

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