Deductive Reasoning Teacher Resources
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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....
2nd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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 instructional activity, that incorporates observation,...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
The Deadly Picnic: A Lab on Deductive Reasoning
Whodunnit? Find out who killed Mr. Brooks through a logical examination of evidence. Class members fill out a couple of data tables to help them pin down the suspect. After they've figured out just who the culprit is, pupils compose...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
With Detective Fiction in the Urban Classroom
This abstract for an instructional unit using three-minute mysteries, stories by Sir Arthur Canon Doyle, and Edgar Allan Poe includes a short history of detective fiction, sample plans, and suggestions for exercises and activities...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
House and Holmes: A Guide to Deductive and Inductive Reasoning
Test your pupils' reasoning skills with several activities and a quick mystery to solve. Learners watch and analyze a few video clips that demonstrate reasoning in action, practice deduction with an interactive and collaborative...
6th - 12th Math
Murder in the School
Whodunnit? That is the question young sleuths must answer as they use their deductive reasoning skill and assume the identity of various persons attending a party where Miss McGowan is murdered. The ninth lesson in a ten-part series.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Mystery of History: Who Killed Lord Darnley?
History is made all the more intriguing when presented as a mystery. The class uses the provided clues to draw a conclusion as to how Lord Darnley, husband of Mary Queen of Scots, died. This is a very fun way to introduce or review...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Where is the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #18
Mrs. Waffenschmidt is off again, but where to this time? Use the informational text to uncover her mystery location. Your class will read facts and conclude that she is in the Sahara Desert. This is a good way to make informational text...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
History Detectives: Who Does the Bag Belong To?
Turn your kids into super sleuths! They use all eight clues to determine who owns the mystery bag. Each slide shows one clue to the famous person's identity, it's up to your class to find out who the bag belongs to! Tip: This idea could...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Deductiva Deductions (Deductive Reasoning)
Third graders apply deductive reasoning and make predictions. In this language arts lesson plan, 3rd graders discuss questions and use deductive reasoning to make a prediction. Students look for patterns and prior knowledge to make...
3rd English Language Arts