Logic Countdown (Blast Off with Logic)

Logic Countdown (Blast Off with Logic)

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ISBN: 9781593630874
Grades: 3-4

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A series of three reproducible books designed to develop logic skills in a sequential, developmental fashion. The three books increase in levels of difficulty. The first introduces relationships, analogies, sequencing, "all" and "no" statements, syllogisms, if-then statements, deduction, and inferring. The next progresses in these skills at a deeper level, includes logical reasoning, and introduces logical notation. The final book builds on the foundation of the first two books, and adds logic diagrams and logical fallacies. You should really start your student(s) at the beginning of this series to get the most benefit from it, but they can progress through it as able.




Primary Subject
Logic
Grade Start
3
Grade End
4
ISBN
9781593630874
Binding
Trade Cloth
Pages
64
Language
English
Audience
Elementary/High School
Author
Bonnie Risby
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Dandy Lion Publications
Weight
0.4313 (lbs.)
Dimensions
10.94" x 8.48" x 0.24"
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kid needs logic training!
Martha P on Jun 24, 2019
Used this with my first child and now it's #2's turn!
Rachel R on Jul 22, 2018
kid needs logic training!
Martha P on Jun 24, 2019
For my 2nd grader
Yi Q on Sep 20, 2018
Used this with my first child and now it's #2's turn!
Rachel R on Jul 22, 2018
Great activities for children to think logically! When I taught, I used them and the students loved them!
Cynthia M on Jan 21, 2018
read about it in well trained mind
Denise R on May 4, 2017
Recommended in the book "The Well-Trained Mind"
Ismail K on Nov 20, 2016
Just another fun way to get my kids to start thinking logically.
User on Feb 18, 2016
I chose Logic Countdown because it appears to be a good blend of logic and analytical skill building for this younger age group. There were a lot of good logic books for older students, but few for middle elementary students that didn't seem too difficult. This appears to be the right level of "achieveable challenge."
Gloria M on Dec 31, 2015
Same as above.
Gina J on Oct 2, 2015
For my 2nd grader
Yi Q on Sep 20, 2018
Great activities for children to think logically! When I taught, I used them and the students loved them!
Cynthia M on Jan 21, 2018
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straight forward
My 3rd grader enjoys the logics in this book - good variety and simple without being "easy."
November 17, 2016
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Attractive illustrations and easy-to-follow page layouts challenging exercises and just the right number of lessons (54) per book make this an enjoyable and inexpensive logic curriculum for the upper elementary student at 1 book or maybe 1 1/2 books per year Each book has 2 pages of comments geared at the instructor with simple tips on presenting the specific logical thinking skills Logic Countdown can be breezed through with little parental involvement and gives a good foundation for the types of reasoning skills found in the next two books Logic Liftoff and Orbiting with Logic really give the child a strong mental workout and need about 15-30 minutes of parental explanation at the beginning of each of the 7 categories of thinking skills (analogies syllogisms deduction sequences inferences logical reasoning & logical notation) Analogies will stretch a child's vocabulary (eg demitasse taciturn jambalaya) in an enjoyable way but will most likely require access to a dictionary The Deductions sections may be difficult for the easily frustrated child Each lesson took my 10 yo child between 5-30 minutes (inclusive of looking up words in the dictionary) My only criticism of these books is that the author could have addressed a page or two at the beginning of each section to the student listing possible strategies for solving the problems
June 20, 2008

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