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Smarty Pants Puzzles™ Level 1

Fun, Quick, Engaging Ways to Learn How to Think

Grades: 3-12+

Critical Thinking, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies

Grades: 3-12+

Critical Thinking, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies

  •  Multiple Award Winner
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Description & Features

The short, fun, challenging word problems in this 48-page book focus on key critical thinking skills and reading comprehension. Students read a short passage—less than half a page—and analyze a picture. Next they answer challenging questions about what can be inferred or deduced from information in the passage.

The depth of analysis required to answer the questions correctly produces superb reading comprehension skills and teaches students how to find and evaluate evidence. These puzzles can be solved independently or used for educational fun at home or in a classroom. Try one if you dare!

The critical thinking and reading skills covered in Smarty Pants Puzzles™ include:
  •  Identification and Analysis of Evidence
  •  Synthesis and Analysis of Comprehension
  •  Inferential Reasoning
  •  Deduction
  •  Evidence Based Conclusion

Product Details

Item#: 08301BBP
Author(s): Catherine Connors-Nelson
TOC: View Table Of Contents
Type: Student Book with Answers
Media: Paperback Book
License: Reproducible
ISBN–10: 0-89455-845-5
ISBN–13: 978-0-89455-845-0
Pages: 48, Color


Creative Child Magazine 2013 Seal of Excellence Award, Puzzle Book Category Dr. Toy Best Picks Homeschooling Parent's 2013 Seal of Approval

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"I am a teacher of the gifted and our primary goal is teaching our students critical thinking techniques. I find your products excellent resources." - Bonnie, Georgia
"My students really enjoyed the mental challenge of these puzzles. The excitement that I saw coming from their faces as they worked cooperatively to answer the questions was mind-boggling to me." - Leska, Educator, West Virginia