In this using the process of deduction activity, students read the character's multiple plans, observe street maps of area attractions and stores, and use only six sections of the road to show each route. Students answer 2 questions.
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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
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
Inductive vs. Deductive Reasoning
Working on logic in your class? Take a moment for some quick practice with this worksheet. Learners identify the facts and conclusions in several examples, and explain why one conclusion is flawed. Both inductive and deductive reasoning...
6th - 9th English Language 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
Travis the Train and the St. Patrick's Day Treasure Hunt
If your special education class has reviewed St. Patrick's Day vocabulary and customs, then this book is perfect. Travis the Train gives them clues related to St. Patrick's Day items. They use their deductive reasoning to provide...
K - 6th Special Education & Programs
Mr. Walton's Guide to Reading Comprehension
Have your learners become reading detectives using this resource. In a step-by-step manner, they are led through an exploration of how to use inference, deduction and prediction skills to analyze a text. There are examples and prompts to...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Movie Riddles: An ESL Activity to Get Student Talking About Movies
Enjoy the thrill of the movies with this ESL activity! Not only can learners talk about their favorite films, but in creating riddles about their chosen movies, they can practice the skills of context clues and deductive reasoning. This...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Improve Your Spelling with the Visual Thesaurus
Using Visual Thesaurus software, class members participate in a computer-based spelling bee. Then they work in groups to analyze the words and use deductive reasoning to infer spelling patterns. They then present one of their "rules" to...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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