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thinking skills 10min exercises KS2

Overall rating 4 out of 54.3 (262 ratings)

Last updated 18 March 2014, created 12 February 2008, viewed 275,701

A powerpoint containing 14 literacy and 14 numeracy questions, aimed at encouraging children to think creatively and logically. Literacy Q example: ‘how would you describe an elephant to someone who has never seen one before?’. All questions have colourful backgrounds to stimulate the children’s More…thoughts. I made this for a Year 5 class, but it could be equally well applied to all KS2. I’m an overworked GTP student so please leave any feedback you can, it will help me with my evidence!

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A brilliant resource to promote higher order thinking, thank you!

from sarahfarrell89, 18 March 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

excellent thanks

from winnieandpiglet, 11 March 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

I love this was so effective and a really interesting way to stimulate the children's imaginations. The mix of oral/written tasks was especially appropriate for reluctant writers. Thank you!!

from IsmiseJen, 11 March 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Great resource but I would love the answers too! Thank you.

from Annalila, 11 March 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

A great resource, going to use it for a Thinking Skills display, many thanks

from damejanet, 05 March 2014
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