Critical Thinking For Older Students

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Struggling to come up with fun and functional activities to work on inferencing and other critical thinking skills?

Working on critical thinking skills with older students can be a bit tough, but I'm sharing some of my tried-and-true ideas in this blog post. Read it here!

I was fortunate to participate in the SLP Summit.  I shared tons of resources and materials and I wanted to put them all in a place so you can easily access the information and learn more about them at your leisure.  Want to watch the replay of the webinar?  Click HERE!  You can watch an hour's worth of easy to prep ideas that are fun and functional!  Plus you will get a certificate of completion for CMH hours!

Want to learn more about my favorite wordless picture books?  Click HERE!

Working on critical thinking skills with older students can be a bit tough, but I'm sharing some of my tried-and-true ideas in this blog post. Read it here!

My favorite commercials to use in speech: Click HERE!

Favorite mini movies: ONE MAN BAND and LION'S CAGE.

Norman Rockwell Photos click HERE!

Favorite games to use to work on inferencing:

My tips and tricks blog posts for working on INFERENCING, CONTEXT CLUES, and COMPARE/CONTRAST.  Click HERE for my inferencing discussion visuals on a stick.

My TpT resources for working on INFERENCING, CONTEXT CLUES, and COMPARE/CONTRAST.

Apps mentioned in this webinar: Understanding Inferences Fun Deck,  Inference Clues, and How Do You Know app.

Where else to get free reading passages?!  Roadworks.org, NewsELA, K12Reader.org

Sample goals mentioned:

  • Student will answer inference questions in response to an orally presented question.
  • Student will answer inference, prediction, and evaluation questions about a given text.
  • Student will answer inference questions about a picture presented.

Other books and resources mentioned:

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