I have some free downloadable questions and activities for teaching critical thinking skills with Holiday Traditions Around the World to kindergarten, first, and second graders! Okay, I know, I know. I bet you're thinking that you are way too busy to even bother with critical thinking right now! But read on!!
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Today I’m going to tell you about a fun and EASY game to help boost critical thinking skills in Kindergarten or First Graders! I call it The Critical Thinking Comparison Game, because in it, the kids are simply comparing … Continue reading
In this post, I am going to tell you how to use a simple tool called “ThinkMarks” to help young children understand informational text that they are reading or hearing someone read aloud. ThinkMarks are really just small sticky … Continue reading
It was Pete the Cat week in my Kindergarten class during week four, and here are my lesson plans! I am excited to share all of my ideas and freebies with you. I hope that they are useful. Enjoy! … Continue reading