Thinking and Reasoning Teacher Resources
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The Boston Massacre: You Be the Judge!
The importance of considering multiple perspectives of the same event is the big idea in this exercise that focuses on the Boston Massacre. Class groups examine photos of four depictions of the massacre, an English and an American...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
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
Manifest Destiny and the War with Mexico
Explore the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War with this fantastic resource, a two-week unit of eight lessons on such topics as Manifest Destiny, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and the annexation of Texas. The unit...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Solving Workplace Problems: Refining the Use of Argument
Using persuasive writing techniques and a graphic organizer, learners respond to two different scenarios. They consider each workplace scenario, use the organizer to develop a solution, then compose a written response to the issue.
8th English Language Arts
Comprehension Skills: Evaluate Using Fiction Stories and Aesop's Fables
Primary readers investigate several comprehension skills in the ten lessons of this unit. Forming opinions about stories, comparing stories to each other, using Venn Diagrams, and applying the ideas from a story to real life situations...
K English Language Arts
"Comprehension of Word Problems" Using a Table
Problem-solving strategies and text analysis come into play as learners attemtp to comprehend data dealing with animals and agriculture. After analyzing the different livestock populations on a farm, learners create a data table in order...
5th - 6th Math
Project-Based Learning and the Arts
What's so great about Project-Based learning? Read to learn how projects can help kids apply higher-order thinking skills, conduct thoughtful investigations, and make cross curricular connections. This short article includes five...
1st - 4th English Language Arts