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Mind Joggers!: 5- to 15- Minute Activities That Make Kids Think

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Here's an exciting, one-of-a-kind collection of "quickie" activities to help you stimulate the development of thinking skills in children of varying abilities and review basic skills at all elementary grade levels!

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Overview

Here's an exciting, one-of-a-kind collection of "quickie" activities to help you stimulate the development of thinking skills in children of varying abilities and review basic skills at all elementary grade levels!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780876285831
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/29/1985
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 536,136
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan S. Petreshene, M.A. (California State University, Sonoma), has been an elementary classroom teacher for more than 15 yars in the public schools of Concord and Novato, California. She is the author of many articles in professional journals such as Instructor and Social Studies Review, and has also written two practical books for teachers, The Complete Guide to Learning Centers (Pendragon House, Inc., 1978) and Teaching Reading Skills: Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Activities (Zaner-Bloser, 1981), co-authored with Walter B. Barbe, Ph.D.
Mrs. Petreshene is an active speaker at professional conferences and workshops, and frequently serves as a school district consultant in the areas of individualized instruction and classroom management. She has also taught at various U.S. colleges and universities.

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Table of Contents

About This Resource.

Suggestions for Using These Activities Most Effectively.

THINKING AND REASONING ACTIVITIES.

Classification.

Making Quick Decisions.

Logic—Putting the Pieces Together.

Mini Stories for Solution.

MATH ACTIVITIES.

Relationships and Patterns.

Place Value.

Odd/Even.

Coordinates and Graphs.

Charts.

Tables.

Calendar.

Clock.

Money.

Geometry.

Perimeter/Area.

Greater Than/Less Than.

Fractions.

Problem-Solving Activities.

Estimation.

Computation.

Computation Magic Tricks.

Ratio.

LANGUAGE AND WRITING ACTIVITIES.

Rhymes.

Compound Words.

Phonics.

Spelling.

Descriptive Words.

Synonyms/Antonyms.

Vocabulary.

Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots.

Parts of Speech.

Add-On Stories.

LISTENING AND REMEMBERING ACTIVITIES.

Critical Listening.

Following Oral Directions.

Memory.

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