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  1.   See this image  Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2 - Fun Mystery Cases to Improve Vocabulary (Grades 5-12+)

    See this image Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2 - Fun Mystery Cases to Improve Vocabulary (Grades 5-12+)

    SKU: 4812

    $8.99

    This is the fun way to learn new vocabulary!

    These popular, easy-to-use detective cases are suitable for Grades 5 - 12+.

    The vocabulary in these mysteries were gathered from a multitude of sources including SAT and ACT word lists and the author's reading selections.

    Merriam Webster's online dictionary provided many of the details about the words including usage, look-up history, synonyms and antonyms.

    Students must identify the meaning of new vocabulary as they try to uncover the subtle clues hidden in the statements from witnesses and suspects.

    Each mystery requires careful reading, critical thinking, and synthesizing information to identify the innocent and guilty.

    The cases also develop observation skills, reading comprehension, deductive and inductive thinking skills.

    Learning to identify and evaluate evidence is the very heart of critical thinking.

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  2. Writing Detective Level 1 Investigative Reporting - The Critical Thinking Company

    Writing Detective Level 1 Investigative Reporting - The Critical Thinking Company

    SKU: 8275

    $12.99

    The fun, mystery-based activities in this colorful 64-page book develop writing, reading, higher-order thinking, and organization skills.

    Students act as investigative reporters writing articles for a local newspaper.

    To write the article, students must use higher-order thinking skills to synthesize clues they identify in the story to solve the mystery.

    Every activity requires students to put clues together, and then evaluate the evidence to infer or deduce what happened in the story.

    The high-interest stories make it easy to motivate students to do the analytical work needed to piece together the evidence and write the article.

    Before writing, students complete an outline detailing When, Who, What, Where, and How or Why.

    Sample answers and a simple scoring rubric are provided to making grading easier.

    If you believe you need to think clearly to write so readers can understand what you have written, you'll find that Writing Detective® is a very helpful set of supplemental writing activities.

    Recommended for grades 3 and up.

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  3. Critical Thinking Detective™ – Math

    Critical Thinking Detective™ – Math

    SKU: 3837

    $8.99

    These popular, easy-to-use detective cases are suitable for Grades 6 – 12+. Students must apply critical reading, critical thinking, and mathematical reasoning. The mathematics needed to solve these cases require the application of common middle school math concepts, but don’t be fooled! The real challenges are to first identify the clues by synthesizing from different witnesses and suspects, and then determine the necessary math needed to turn the clues into evidence. Some cases may be more challenging for younger students, but teachers and parents can always use the optional hints provided to help students that reach a dead end. The cases also develop observation skills, reading comprehension, and deductive and inductive thinking skills. Learning to identify and evaluate evidence is the very heart of critical thinking. 48 pages. Grades 6-12. From The Critical Thinking Company. Learn More
  4. Critical Thinking Detective™ Beginning

    Critical Thinking Detective™ Beginning

    SKU: 12151

    $8.99

    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! Grades 3-12. 32 pages. From The Critical Thinking Company. Learn More
  5. Critical Thinking Detective™ – Vocabulary Book 1

    Critical Thinking Detective™ – Vocabulary Book 1

    SKU: 12159

    $8.99

    This is the fun way to learn new vocabulary! These popular, easy-to-use detective cases are suitable for Grades 5 – 12+. Students must identify the meaning of new vocabulary as they try to uncover the subtle clues hidden in the statements from witnesses and suspects. Each mystery requires careful reading, critical thinking, and synthesizing information to identify the innocent and guilty. The cases also develop observation skills, reading comprehension, deductive and inductive thinking skills. Learning to identify and evaluate evidence is the very heart of critical thinking. The vocabulary in these mysteries is taken from the Sat’s most difficult word lists and top look-ups for Merriam Webster online dictionary. 40 Pages. From The Critical Thinking Company. Learn More
  6. Critical Thinking Detective™ Book 1

    Critical Thinking Detective™ Book 1

    SKU: 6999

    $8.99

    This colorful 32-page book offers a collection of fun, easy-to-use detective cases for Grades 4 – 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. The cases also develop observation skills, reading comprehension, deductive and inductive thinking skills. The ability to identify and evaluate evidence is the very heart of critical thinking. Gr. 4-12. From The Critical Thinking Company. Learn More
  7. U.S. History Detective® Book 1 (Colonial Era to Reconstruction Era)

    U.S. History Detective® Book 1 (Colonial Era to Reconstruction Era)

    SKU: 12996

    $39.99

    What makes this 336-page book different from other American history books is the integration of critical thinking into the content lessons. The questions in this book require deeper analysis and frequently ask for supporting evidence from the lesson. This in-depth analysis produces greater understanding, which results in better grades and higher test scores. Over time, students who practice critical thinking learn to apply it throughout their education and lives. This book also develops reading comprehension and writing skills, and challenge students to learn new vocabulary. This colorful book brings U.S. history to life! It is full of fascinating facts, pictures, and maps. It can be used as a stand-alone textbook, supplement to your textbook, or as a review course for older students. The vocabulary and content skills are based on common state social studies standards. This book has both primary and secondary source information. Each lesson provides a passage students must read, followed by a series of questions. Questions are multiple choice, short answer, or short essay questions. Students are frequently asked to identify sentence evidence from the lesson that best supports the answer. Sample answers are provided which identify key points for the essays. In addition, there are section review activities and some bonus activities. Grades 8-12 Learn More
  8. U.S. History Detective® Book 2 (Late 1800s to the 21st Century)

    U.S. History Detective® Book 2 (Late 1800s to the 21st Century)

    SKU: 7527

    $39.99

    What makes this 320-page book different from other American history book is the integration of critical thinking into the content lessons. The questions in this book require deeper analysis and frequently ask for supporting evidence from the lesson. This in-depth analysis produces greater understanding, which results in better grades and higher test scores. Over time, students who practice critical thinking learn to apply it throughout their education and lives. This book also develops reading comprehension and writing skills, and challenge students to learn new vocabulary. This colorful book brings U.S. history to life! It is full of fascinating facts, pictures, and maps. It can be used as a stand-alone textbook, supplement to your textbook, or as a review course for older students. The vocabulary and content skills are based on common state social studies standards. This book has both primary and secondary source information. Each lesson provides a passage students must read, followed by a series of questions. Questions are multiple choice, short answer, or short essay questions. Students are frequently asked to identify sentence evidence from the lesson that best supports the answer. Sample answers are provided which identify key points for the essays. In addition, there are section review activities and some bonus activities. Grades 8-12. 320 pages. Learn More
  9. Science Detective A1

    Science Detective A1

    SKU: 1246

    $21.99

    Science Detective® uses topics and skills drawn from national science standards to prepare students for more advanced science courses and new assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in science. First, students read lessons that include a variety of charts, tables, and graphs. Then, they answer critical thinking questions to improve their understanding of the science concepts and develop their reading comprehension, and inferential and deductive thinking skills. Students can’t just scan the story for answers—they must carefully analyze and synthesize the information from the text and the charts, tables, and graphs to explain and support their answers. Learn More
  10. Science Detective Beginning

    Science Detective Beginning

    SKU: 1245

    $19.99

    Science Detective Beginning. Science Detective uses topics and skills drawn from national science standards to prepare your child for more advanced science courses and new assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in science. Includes teacher and student introductions, a chart of topics and key ideas to help select activities, and detailed answers. Grade 3-4. 112 pages. Learn More
  11. IEW Worldview Detective: A Socratic Method for Investigating Great Books  [DVD Seminar & Workbook]

    IEW Worldview Detective: A Socratic Method for Investigating Great Books [DVD Seminar & Workbook]

    SKU: 5096

    $49.00

    IEW Worldview Detective: A Socratic Method for Investigating Great Books [DVD Seminar & Workbook] by Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews. Featuring live discussions of works by Jack London and Flannery O'Connor, the seminar also includes a brand new Socratic List of 113 discussion questions designed to help you analyze any book. Designed as a tool for investigators in search of the worldviews hidden in all Great Books. Use the keys we provide to unlock the secrets of any book – so that you can know the author, and yourself, more fully. Worldview Detective is a powerful revision and extension of CenterForLit’s Teaching the Classics: Worldview Supplement. It’s a three-hour training course for parents, teachers and secondary students. Includes DVD and Workbook. for grades 8-12. Contains Christian Content. From Institute For Excellence in Writing (IEW. Learn More
  12. Math Detective B1

    Math Detective B1

    SKU: 1244

    $24.99

    Math Detective® uses topics and skills drawn from national math standards to prepare your students for advanced math courses and assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in math. Students read a short story that includes a chart, table, or graph. Next they answer critical thinking questions to improve their understanding of the math concept and develop their critical thinking (comprehension) skills. Students can’t just scan the story for answers—they must carefully analyze and synthesize the information from the text and the chart, table, or graph to explain and support their answers. Stories are age-relevant, high-interest, and show students that math is integral to everyday activities. Teaching Support: Includes general and student introductions, a lesson that explains the concept of evidence, a chart of topics and key ideas to help select activities, and detailed. 136 pages. Grades 7-8. From The Critical Thinking Company. Learn More
  13. Reading Detective B1

    Reading Detective B1

    SKU: 0393

    $24.99

    Reading Detective Level B1 by The Critical Thinking Company contains standards-based higher order thinking activities to develop analysis, synthesis, and vocabulary skills to improve reading comprehension. Recommended for grades 7-8, softcover, 224 pages. Includes both student edition and Teacher Key.

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  14. Reading Detective A1

    Reading Detective A1

    SKU: 0392

    $24.99

    Reading Detective Level A1 by The Critical Thinking Company contains standards-based higher order thinking activities to develop analysis, synthesis, and vocabulary skills to improve reading comprehension. Recommended for grades 5-6, softcover, 224 pages. Includes both student text and Teacher Key.

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  15. Reading Detective Beginning

    Reading Detective Beginning

    SKU: 0391

    $24.99

    Reading Detective Beginning Level by The Critical Thinking Company contains standards-based higher order thinking activities to develop analysis, synthesis, and vocabulary skills and improve reading comprehension. Recommended for grades 3-4, softcover, 206 pages. Includes both student text and teacher's key.

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  16. Math Detective A1

    Math Detective A1

    SKU: 5711

    $24.99

    Math Detective® uses topics and skills drawn from national math standards to prepare your students for advanced math courses and assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in math. Students read a short story that includes a chart, table, or graph. Next they answer critical thinking questions to improve their understanding of the math concept and develop their critical thinking (comprehension) skills. Students can’t just scan the story for answers—they must carefully analyze and synthesize the information from the text and the chart, table, or graph to explain and support their answers. Stories are age-relevant, high-interest, and show students that math is integral to everyday activities. Teaching Support: Includes general and student introductions, a lesson that explains the concept of evidence, a chart of topics and key ideas to help select activities, and detailed answers. Grades 5-6. 128 pages. From The Critical Thinking Company. Learn More
  17. Math Detective Beginning

    Math Detective Beginning

    SKU: 5710

    $24.99

    Math Detective® uses topics and skills drawn from national math standards to prepare your students for advanced math courses and assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in math. Students read a short story that includes a chart, table, or graph. Next they answer critical thinking questions to improve their understanding of the math concept and develop their critical thinking (comprehension) skills. Students can’t just scan the story for answers—they must carefully analyze and synthesize the information from the text and the chart, table, or graph to explain and support their answers. Stories are age-relevant, high-interest, and show students that math is integral to everyday activities. Teaching Support: Includes general and student introductions, a lesson that explains the concept of evidence, a chart of topics and key ideas to help select activities, and detailed answers. 110 pages. Grades 3-4. From The Critical Thinking Company. Learn More
  18. Reading Detective RX

    Reading Detective RX

    SKU: 5570

    $24.99

    The standards-based critical thinking activities of Reading Detective® develop the analysis, synthesis, and vocabulary skills children need for exceptional reading comprehension. The activities are especially effective at helping children understand more challenging reading concepts such as drawing inferences, making conclusions, determining cause-and-effect, and using context clues to define vocabulary. Students read and analyze short literature passages and stories that include fiction and nonfiction genres. Then they answer multiple-choice and short-response questions, citing sentence evidence to support their answers. The grades 6–12+ remedial (RX) level is organized into single-skill units with a concluding mixed-skills unit and provides an introductory lesson for each skill. (RX activities are "prescriptive" to help underperforming students in grades 6–12+ improve their comprehension skills. Reading level is grades 4–6; story content is grades 6+.) Teaching Support Includes pretests, post-tests, lesson guidelines, and answers with detailed evidence. Reading and literary analysis skills are based on grade-level standards. Grades 6-12+ 192 pages. From The Critical Thinking Company. Learn More
  19. Novel Units Al Capone Shines my Shoes Teacher Guide

    Novel Units Al Capone Shines my Shoes Teacher Guide

    SKU: 6597

    $12.99

    Teacher Guides

    Teacher guides provide the framework for the novel, including any background information necessary to prepare students for the text. Discussion questions help you delve into the novel's plot, conflict, theme, and character motivations/interactions. Plus, they're designed to elicit student thought, discussion, and participation!

    Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit—created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, higher-order reading, writing, and thinking activities.

    • 32+ pages
    • Summary
    • "About the Author"
    • Character list
    • Background information
    • Initiating activities
    • Vocabulary activities (Gr.1–8)
    • Discussion questions and answers
    • Graphic organizers
    • Writing ideas
    • Literary analysis
    • Post-reading discussion questions
    • Cross-curriculum extension activities
    • Assessment Scoring rubric
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  20. Novel Units Adventures of Tom Sawyer Teacher Guide

    Novel Units Adventures of Tom Sawyer Teacher Guide

    SKU: 6590

    $12.99

    Teacher Guides

    Teacher guides provide the framework for the novel, including any background information necessary to prepare students for the text. Discussion questions help you delve into the novel's plot, conflict, theme, and character motivations/interactions. Plus, they're designed to elicit student thought, discussion, and participation!

    Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit—created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, higher-order reading, writing, and thinking activities.

    • 32+ pages
    • Summary
    • "About the Author"
    • Character list
    • Background information
    • Initiating activities
    • Vocabulary activities (Gr.1–8)
    • Discussion questions and answers
    • Graphic organizers
    • Writing ideas
    • Literary analysis
    • Post-reading discussion questions
    • Cross-curriculum extension activities
    • Assessment Scoring rubric
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  21. Novel Units Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Teacher Guide

    Novel Units Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Teacher Guide

    SKU: 6588

    $12.99

    Teacher Guides

    Teacher guides provide the framework for the novel, including any background information necessary to prepare students for the text. Discussion questions help you delve into the novel's plot, conflict, theme, and character motivations/interactions. Plus, they're designed to elicit student thought, discussion, and participation!

    Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit—created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, higher-order reading, writing, and thinking activities.

    • 32+ pages
    • Summary
    • "About the Author"
    • Character list
    • Background information
    • Initiating activities
    • Discussion questions and answers
    • Graphic organizers
    • Writing ideas
    • Literary analysis
    • Post-reading discussion questions
    • Cross-curriculum extension activities
    • Assessment Scoring rubric
    • Glossary (Gr. 9–12)
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  22. Novel Units Adam of the Road Teacher Guide

    Novel Units Adam of the Road Teacher Guide

    SKU: 6586

    $12.99

    Teacher Guides

    Teacher guides provide the framework for the novel, including any background information necessary to prepare students for the text. Discussion questions help you delve into the novel's plot, conflict, theme, and character motivations/interactions. Plus, they're designed to elicit student thought, discussion, and participation!

    Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit—created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, higher-order reading, writing, and thinking activities.

    • 32+ pages
    • Summary
    • "About the Author"
    • Character list
    • Background information
    • Initiating activities
    • Vocabulary activities (Gr.1–8)
    • Discussion questions and answers
    • Graphic organizers
    • Writing ideas
    • Literary analysis
    • Post-reading discussion questions
    • Cross-curriculum extension activities
    • Assessment Scoring rubric
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  23. Novel Units A Wrinkle in Time Teacher Guide

    Novel Units A Wrinkle in Time Teacher Guide

    SKU: 10071

    $12.99

    Teacher Guides

    Teacher guides provide the framework for the novel, including any background information necessary to prepare students for the text. Discussion questions help you delve into the novel's plot, conflict, theme, and character motivations/interactions. Plus, they're designed to elicit student thought, discussion, and participation!

    Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit—created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, higher-order reading, writing, and thinking activities.

    • 32+ pages
    • Summary
    • "About the Author"
    • Character list
    • Background information
    • Initiating activities
    • Vocabulary activities (Gr.1–8)
    • Discussion questions and answers
    • Graphic organizers
    • Writing ideas
    • Literary analysis
    • Post-reading discussion questions
    • Cross-curriculum extension activities
    • Assessment Scoring rubric
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  24. Novel Units A Taste of Blackberries Teacher Guide

    Novel Units A Taste of Blackberries Teacher Guide

    SKU: 10048

    $12.99

    Teacher Guides

    Teacher guides provide the framework for the novel, including any background information necessary to prepare students for the text. Discussion questions help you delve into the novel's plot, conflict, theme, and character motivations/interactions. Plus, they're designed to elicit student thought, discussion, and participation!

    Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit—created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, higher-order reading, writing, and thinking activities.

    • 32+ pages
    • Summary
    • "About the Author"
    • Character list
    • Background information
    • Initiating activities
    • Vocabulary activities (Gr.1–8)
    • Discussion questions and answers
    • Graphic organizers
    • Writing ideas
    • Literary analysis
    • Post-reading discussion questions
    • Cross-curriculum extension activities
    • Assessment Scoring rubric
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  25. Novel Units A Tale of Two Cities Teacher Guide

    Novel Units A Tale of Two Cities Teacher Guide

    SKU: 10046

    $12.99

    Teacher Guides

    Teacher guides provide the framework for the novel, including any background information necessary to prepare students for the text. Discussion questions help you delve into the novel's plot, conflict, theme, and character motivations/interactions. Plus, they're designed to elicit student thought, discussion, and participation!

    Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit—created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, higher-order reading, writing, and thinking activities.

    • 32+ pages
    • Summary
    • "About the Author"
    • Character list
    • Background information
    • Initiating activities
    • Discussion questions and answers
    • Graphic organizers
    • Writing ideas
    • Literary analysis
    • Post-reading discussion questions
    • Cross-curriculum extension activities
    • Assessment Scoring rubric
    • Glossary (Gr. 9–12)
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