How it works:
• Monday-Friday: Full-page daily activities focus on a specific behavioral verb each day. The verb is defined at the top of the page so students become aware of when and how they are using the thinking skill.
• Each full-page activity gives students an opportunity to practice a higher-order thinking skill in the context of a different curriculum area.
• Questions and tasks are open-ended and can be used to promote peer-to-peer discussions as students share and discuss answers, while also fostering critical thinking skills.
• An answer key provides sample responses for each day's activities. Evaluate students' responses based on your own expectations and on what content your students have encountered.
Grade 4 activities include: logic puzzles, creative writing, picture comparisons, and "what if" questions. Daily lessons practice higher-order thinking skills such as: