The 22 lessons in this unit cover five major areas of reasoning skills. The sequential activities featured here will most certainly help young learners develop critical thinking skills.
Real vs. Make-believe:
A fairy godmother? A bumpy road? A magic banana?
What does not belong? “Happy: humming a merry tune, a lost kitten, a closed door…”
Fact vs. Opinion:
Write one fact and one opinion about this picture of an alligator.
“If the thermometer is at 5 degrees, you can assume you are going to feel _____.”
Cause and Effect:
“Sara took a basket on her walk because she knew the berries were ripe. Cause? Effect?”