Lesson plans and resources to introduce DeBono's 6 Thinking Hats to Elementary students. Included in this mini-unit is: * Lesson plans for 8 lessons * Thinking Hats display posters * Worksheet & activities
These hands-on STEM activities will allow preschool students to develop critical and creative thinking skills while providing opportunities to problem-solve. Each activity can also be used to foster group work and cooperative learning. Included are 5 STEM activities for preschool-aged students (including discussion questions and flashcards).
8 STEM activities for Preschool and Lower Elementary students based on traditional tales (including discussion questions and flashcards/ pictures): The Gingerbread Man The Three Billy Goats Gruff (2 activities) Jack and the Beanstalk Little Red Riding Hood The Three Little Pigs (2 activities) Rapunzel
Workbook for students to learn and practice their letters and sounds. * 2 pages per letter * tracing and writing practice * prewriting skills and hand-eye coordination * letter recognition and matching letters to sounds
Prior Knowledge Assessment to be used at the beginning of a new unit (one for each unit of inquiry).
6 activities to use De Bono's Thinking Hats with Primary students: Activity 1: What kind of a thinker are you? (activity description + self-assessment) Activity 2: Project planning (activity description + worksheet) Activity 3: Classroom management (activity description) Activity 4: Inventions (activity description + worksheet + recording sheets) Activity 5: End of unit reflection (activity description + worksheet) Activity 6: Reading response (activity description + worksheet)
Different types of writing paper and planning templates for 5 Writers workshop units: Small Moments Realistic Fiction Non-Fiction Chapter Books (All about books) Writing Reviews (Opinion writing) Procedural Writing (How to books) For each unit there is a template for students to plan their piece of writing, a cover page and a selection of lined writing paper (single, double and triple lines as well as Handwriting Without Tears style).
4 inquiry-based activities for Early Years andPrimary students that encourage curiosity and scientific thinking : Floating Eggs Bouncing Eggs Rolling Eggs Breaking Eggs (Or Not?) Each activity with a detailed description and printable recording sheets.
A fun game to use either in small groups or individually in Literacy centers. Students scan QR codes and match the pictures they see to basic CVC words.
5 inquiry-based experiments that encourage curiosity, scientific thinking and group work: Mixing liquids and solids Float or sink? Growing gummy bears Apple Science Is it waterproof? Each experiment with a detailed description and printable recording sheets.
8 inquiry-based experiments that encourage curiosity, scientific thinking and group work. Includes a simple recording sheet
6 worksheets for students to assess their own progress towards the IB Learner Profile. The worksheets include different levels and are editable. Perfect for the end of a unit or to include in portfolios. As PDF and Word document.