This colorful 384-page book engages students in the study of critical thinking. It lays a strong foundation in the important cognitive skills necessary for critical thinking, such as comprehension, analysis, evaluation, construction, creativity, and communication. Through fun and concrete activities—including Thought Experiments, Student Polls, Practice Sessions, Games and Puzzles, Predictions, and Important Takeaways—students explore topics essential to critical thinking, gaining tools that will help them apply critical thinking directly to their own lives. Additional individual and group activities are included to reinforce student learning as they explore topics such as:
• The Basics of Critical Thinking
• Obstacles to Critical Thinking
• Evaluating Evidence
• Creative Problem-Solving
• Ambiguity, Vagueness, and Doublespeak
• Informal Fallacies
• Eyewitness Testimony, Direct & Circumstantial Evidence
- Sold Separately—Highly Recommended!
This student book should be used with the detailed, 304-page, Teacher's Manual which is purchased separately. The Teacher's Manual physical book is in black and white, but the eBook version is in color.