Critical Thinking Detective - Beginning
This colorful 32-page book offers a collection of fun, easy-to-use detective cases for Grades 3 - 12+. Some cases may be more challenging for younger students, but teachers and parents can always provide hints when needed. The cases develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully and analyze and synthesize information to guide their decision-making. Students also develop observation skills, reading comprehension, and deductive and inductive thinking skills as they evaluate evidence"the heart of critical thinking. These are captivating classroom and family activities!
If you like solving mysteries, here is a new series from Critical Thinking Company. The books are short (32 pages each), fun little mysteries about all types of thieves: a car thief, lunch money thief, necklace thief. You get the idea. Simply read the short mystery and find the evidence against the suspects, a description of each suspect is included. A page records your notes and evidence given against each; this is your opportunity to write it out and think about it. These mysteries are solved with careful reading and studying; some are more challenging than others, but they aren't intended to be tricky. ~ Donna