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

Paperback | October 29, 1985

bySusan S. Petreshene

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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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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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Here's an exciting, one-of-a-kind collection of "quickie" activities to help you stimulate the devleopment of thinking skills in children of varying abilities and review basic skills at all elementary grade levels!Included are over 150 ready-to-go "total group," "partner," and "individual" activities, organized for easy use into four m...

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 t...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 11.08 × 8.5 × 0.6 inPublished:October 29, 1985Publisher:Wiley

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0876285833

ISBN - 13:9780876285831

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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.