Reading, writing, and math readiness. Develops analysis skills for academic learning!
Description & Features
Building Thinking Skills provides highly effective verbal and nonverbal reasoning activities to improve students? vocabulary, reading, writing, math, logic, and figural-spatial skills, as well as their visual and auditory processing. This exceptional series provides a solid foundation for academic excellence and success on any assessment test.
Methods & Skills
The activities are developmentally sequenced. Each skill (for example, classifying) is presented first in the semi-concrete figural-spatial form and then in the abstract verbal form. Students learn to analyze relationships between objects, between words, and between objects and words as they:
- Observe, recognize, and describe characteristics.
- Distinguish similarities and differences.
- Identify and complete sequences, classifications, and analogies.
These processes help students develop superior thinking and communication skills that lead to deeper content learning in all subjects.
A Teacher's Manual is sold separately. Activities are modeled to reinforce reasoning skills and concepts. Building Thinking Skills Primary level requires attribute blocks and interlocking cubes (MathLink Cubes will serve this purpose). See items sold separately for order information for the manual and manipulatives.
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