Meet your Common Core goals with ThinkIt—a new program for critical thinking practice. Aligned with grade 5 standards, but appropriate for grades 4–6, the program is unique in its combination of authentic critical thinking activities, excellent nonfiction texts, and flexible format.
ThinkIt is 30 reading and writing activities built around 10 nonfiction texts.
In ThinkIt students:
ThinkIt provides the high-quality practice required for mastery of the critical thinking emphasized in the Common Core State Standards for reading, writing, and speaking and listening, as well as the college and career readiness anchor standards. The 10 nonfiction reading selections are complex and authentic. Activities combine careful reading, mindful interaction with the text, thoughtful analysis, and creative response.
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The Highs and Lows of Hans Christian Andersen
Doris and the End of the World
Bad Mistakes on Aconcagua
Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic
My Time on the Mount
Infinity and Beyond
Christmas Eve Crevasse
Disobeying the Dogs
*All selections are excerpts from longer works.
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