Deductive Reasoning Teacher Resources
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Improving Deductive Reasoning Skills
Getting young mathematicians to persevere when solving problems is an important skill. Here is one way to introduce deductive logic puzzles at the beginning of the year and add a creative dimension that they can use throughout the course.
5th - 10th Math 8 Views 34 Downloads
Deductiva Deductions (Deductive Reasoning)
Third graders apply deductive reasoning and make predictions. In this language arts instructional activity, 3rd graders discuss questions and use deductive reasoning to make a prediction. Students look for patterns and prior knowledge to make predictions.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
Twenty Questions: The Hundred Chart
Use the 20 Questions game to practice math vocabulary and number properties! Project a hundreds chart and hand one out to learners. Ideally, give them counters (beans would work well) to mark off the chart so you can play multiple times. You choose a number, and they ask yes or no questions to figure it out in less than 20 questions.
2nd - 6th Language Arts 38 Views 974 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Arctica - An Interactive Mystery
Rumours of illness, poisoning, and madness - a ship disappears without a trace! Read this interactive science story and use deductive reasoning skills to solve a mystery. This engaging resource gives science stars a chance to practice problem solving.
7th - 12th Science 5 Views 23 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Finding Treasures Within
Sherlock Holmes had fantastic skills of observation. Your super sleuths will examine the pattern, rhythm, texture, and color of a painting to uncover the symbolism beneath. A great lesson, that incorporates observation, art analysis, critical and deductive reasoning.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 48 Downloads
Exploring the Mystery Genre
Learners determine the story elements of typical mystery stories including characters and plot structure. They look at vocabulary that is common to mystery stories before reading and responding to mystery chapter books. Working in guided reading groups, they act as detectives to complete case files while paying attention to details in readings.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 102 Downloads
With Detective Fiction in the Urban Classroom
Students listen to a verbal explanation of the function of deductive reasoning and problem solving. They read one of Donald Sobol's 'Two-Minute Mysteries' and complete a worksheet requiring them to write out the information which is prior knowledge and the informational clues provided by the culprit.
7th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 79 Downloads
Five Multiple Choice Deductive Reasoning Problems
In this deductive reasoning worksheet, students answer five multiple choice questions related to the law of syllogism. The solutions are available by clicking on the "check it" button found on the bottom of the page.
9th - 11th Math 4 Views 41 Downloads
In this bridge-crossing worksheet, students read a word problem. They use logic and deductive reasoning to determine the correct combination for two men to cross a bridge at the same time to get the anticipated results. This one-page worksheet contains 1 story problem.
8th - 11th Math 7 Views 36 Downloads
Math Problems Scavenger Hunt
Fifth graders research math basic skills assignments on various bookmarked websites. They work in teams to complete the project, print out the assignments, and place them in folders. They can also create their own math games utilizing ideas from math Web sites.
5th Math 5 Views 286 Downloads
Find That Habitat: Camel
Abby, Rosita, and Zoe help a camel find his proper habitat. A voice tells the girls to find the habitat. Then the girls use clues and deductive reasoning to figure out where a camel lives. Great for problem solving and building critical-Language Arts.
4 mins Pre-K - K Science 3 Views 0 Downloads