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  • Item #: 004100
    ISBN: 9780894557699
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    ISBN: 9780894558016
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    ISBN: 9780894557859
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    ISBN: 9780894557866
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    ISBN: 9780894557873
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    ISBN: 9780894557675
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    ISBN: 9781601448231
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  • Item #: 021810
    ISBN: 9780894558030
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    ISBN: 9780894558023
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  • Item #: 032226
    ISBN: 9780894558344
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    Critical Thinking Press has taken their excellent approach for improving subject-area skill and higher-order thinking skills and applied it to science in an effort to help students improve both their science knowledge AND thinking skills at the same time! The emphasis here is in helping students learn and understand science with a critical language arts slant so that they will learn to read science passages critically, and write full explanations of their thinking to reinforce their understanding. The book is divided into three units: physical science, life science, and earth science. Each unit contains over a dozen activities, each on a more specific sub-topic, and tied to national science standards. Each activity consists of a reading portion, and a question portion. The reading selection explains the concept in detail, with paragraphs separated and labeled by letter, and important vocabulary highlighted. The right-hand page features questions on the topic the student has just read about. Questions are presented in a variety of formats, including true/false, short answer (full-sentence responses), multiple-choice, graph questions, comparison/contrast and more. An answer key is included at the end of the book. The questions emphasize using "evidence" from the text, and really basing their answers on text evidence before choosing an answer. This helps reinforce what was read, and in many cases, requires the student to really think about their answer before giving it. This would be an excellent supplement to any science curriculum that will aid the student in really understanding concepts, where other workbooks may merely ask the student to regurgitate facts. I could even see using this alongside a full science curriculum, for added reasoning and critical thinking benefits! Currently, only the Beginning level is available, but we look for more levels to be available in the future. - Jess
  • Item #: 041026
    ISBN: 9781601448972
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    If you like to solve mysteries, here is a new series from the Critical Thinking Company. Critical Thinking Detective is a short book (32 pages) of fun little mysteries about all types of thieves 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 for recording your notes and evidence against each is given; 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

  • Item #: 012081
    ISBN: 9780894558641
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  • Item #: 060819
    ISBN: 9781601446497
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    Writing Detective Level One is a collection of 18 activities focused on investigative reporting. Students are given a short mystery story to analyze, with prompts to help them identify key points from the story: who, what, when, where, how, why. As they consider the elements of the story that help them answer these questions, they will be able to deduce or infer what actually happened. Their task from that point is to write a newspaper-style article that explains to other readers what occurred - keeping in mind that people reading their articles have not read the original story but still need all the details! Great practice for journalism and critical thinking. This workbook is consumable and reproducible for family use. Answers, including examples of finished articles, are included. – Zach
  • Item #: 060817
    ISBN: 9781601442420
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    Continuing the successful "detective" series from The Critical Thinking Company, the U.S. History Detective book can be used as a supplement to any history program, as a review course, or as a stand-alone text. The goal of this text is to encourage and develop critical thinking, analysis, and reading comprehension through the study of U.S. history. Book one covers the span from Colonial Times to the Reconstruction after the Civil War. Each lesson includes an informative text where each sentence is clearly numbered for easy reference. Colorful pictures, maps and timelines illustrate the text throughout. The question section in each lesson requires students to support their answers with specific references back to the text (hence the numbered sentences). This helps students get into the practice of providing supporting evidence for answers rather than relying simply on recall information. The various questions in each lesson will give students the opportunity to make inferences and draw conclusions based on their evaluation of the text, distinguish between fact and opinion, understand historical chronology, expand their vocabulary, link history with geography, and practice answering analytical essay questions. There are 65 lessons grouped into 9 sections. There are also more than 20 reviews throughout the book and answers to all lessons and reviews are included. This is a consumable book and permission is given to make copies for home or classroom use. – Zach
  • Item #: 034915
    ISBN: 9780894558436
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    The software version of Science Detective uses the same readings and questions, but in a more interactive format. Students will start their investigations at their "detective desk" in their virtual "office," complete the readings and activities on-screen, submit their answers for immediate feedback, and check their progress in an at-a-glance format. System requirements: Windows XP/2000/NT/98, 64 MB RAM, 800 x 600 res. Macintosh OS X, 128 MB RAM, 800 x 600 res.
  • Item #: 026753
    ISBN: 9781601441447
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    Are you looking for a way to challenge your middle school students while your youngers are enjoying Story of the World (or another world history course)? Becoming a world history detective will do it! This course combines critical thinking and reading comprehension skills with your students' standards-based history studies (ancient and medieval history)! Covered skills are impressive for this grade level: using supporting evidence, drawing inferences and conclusions, distinguishing between facts and opinions, understanding chronology or sequence of events, use of vocabulary using context clues, geographical and concept maps, and timelines. There's even grade appropriate experience with college-level analytical essay questions. The worktext provides a passage to read followed by a series of questions - both multiple choice/short answer as well as short essay. A complete answer key is available in the back which includes sample essay answers that identify key points). Free bonus review lessons are available at criticalthinking.com/whd1). 362 pgs, pb ~ Janice

  • Item #: 031787
    ISBN: 9781557999849
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    This workbook contains everything you need to help your child practice locating information in a dictionary. There are four sets of cards included that require students to look for definitions, guide words, entry words, parts of speech, syllables, accent marks, illustrations, and spelling. Each page contains four 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" cards that you simply tear out and separate using the perforated edges that are provided. It is recommended that you laminate the cardstock cards for long-term use. A storage pocket is also provided for each set of 32 cards to help you organize and store them. During your lessons, students will read the cards, find their answers in the dictionary, and then record their answers on the reproducible answer form. You can then grade their work using the answer key which is listed on the back of each storage pocket. This will help students learn how to utilize the dictionary in a fun, yet challenging way. ~ elise
  • Item #: 035286
    ISBN: 9781601442437
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    ISBN: 9780756655976
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  • Item #: 015418
    ISBN: 9780941995375
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    Here's a quick, proven, inexpensive way to measure the reading grade level of your student(s) privately. A one-time investment, this 380 word test is easy to administer and score, can be done in less than 15 minutes, and will tell at what grade level (1-12) your student is reading. Any reading problems are easily detected, allowing you to provide any needed remediation. Another 380 word test to use after your remedial work is administered is also provided, so you can check for improvement/correction. 5 copies of each test ("before" and "after") are included, along with information about the background of the test, an explanation of how it works, and how to score it. First and second graders can be tested using the beginning part of the test, but the overall test is intended for third grade and up.

  • Item #: 033344
    ISBN: 9781583241783
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    ISBN: 9781583241790
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  • Item #: 042559
    ISBN: 9780988898974
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    ISBN: 9780988898967
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    ISBN: 9781569822753
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    ISBN: 9780310742043
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    ISBN: 9780764142154
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    ISBN: 9780328730582
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  • Item #: 065216
    ISBN: 9780328730599
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  • Item #: 061539
    ISBN: 9780767512466
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