Lollipop Logic: Critical Thinking Activities

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What a tantalizing treat for young minds! Seven different thinking skills—relationships, analogies, sequences, deduction, inference, pattern decoding, and critical analysis—are presented in a format designed to appeal to the prereader. Lollipop Logic employs visual and pictorial clues to introduce and reinforce high-powered thinking. This one-of-kind tool gives wings to prereaders and nonreaders. This unique book introduces complex thinking skills without the fetters of lexical meaning. Lollipop Logic is the ...
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Overview

What a tantalizing treat for young minds! Seven different thinking skills—relationships, analogies, sequences, deduction, inference, pattern decoding, and critical analysis—are presented in a format designed to appeal to the prereader. Lollipop Logic employs visual and pictorial clues to introduce and reinforce high-powered thinking. This one-of-kind tool gives wings to prereaders and nonreaders. This unique book introduces complex thinking skills without the fetters of lexical meaning. Lollipop Logic is the perfect instrument for many young learners. It is simple to use and easy for youngsters to understand. Best of all, it alleviates the encumbrances of reading ability for young minds ready to soar into the stratosphere of thinking skills far beyond their reading levels.

For more advanced logic activities, refer to Logic Countdown, Logic Liftoff, Orbiting with Logic, and Logic Safari Books 1, 2, and 3.

Grades K–2

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593630928
  • Publisher: Prufrock Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2005
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 190,004
  • Age range: 7 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Bonnie Risby has been a classroom teacher of French, English, sixth grade, and gifted education; a family therapist; an author; and a businesswoman.

Robert K. Risby, II, the inspiration for this book, always showed an unusual aptitude for logical thinking and became a published author at the age of 6. Presently, Rob follows a career while pursuing a business degree, and Bonnie continues working in a family business.

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Table of Contents

About This Book 4
Teacher's Instructions 6
Reproducible Lessons
Sequential Synthesis
Lessons 1 - 8 11
Relationships
Lessons 9 - 16 19
Analogies
Lessons 17 - 24 27
Deductive Reasoning
Lessons 25 - 31 35
Pattern Decoding
Lessons 32 - 39 42
Inference
Lessons 40 - 49 50
Critical Analyzing Skills
Lessons 50 - 52 60
Answers 63
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