A Case of the Red Herrings

A Case of the Red Herrings

Code: CRH



Product Description

Solving Mysteries through Critical Questioning

Students learn to think beyond the literal meaning!

Grades: 4 - 12+
Subject: Critical Thinking

A Case of Red Herrings develops students' inferential and deductive thinking skills for more effective reading, listening, and logical thinking. The activities also encourage creative rainstorming and fl exible thinking.

Given a seemingly contradictory statement, students must practice good thinking strategies and formulate astute "yes/no" questions to help them discover the solution to each mystery. Resolutions are often funny, adding appeal to the activities.

Teaching Support
Includes tips, suggestions, answers, a sample questioning session, and graphic organizer sheets to keep track of deductions.