From the Set Bright Futures Press
Students learn more about how excellent critical thinking can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of critical thinking skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Critical Thinking invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781534169753), Paperback (9781534171435), PDF (9781534173279), ePub (9781534178793), Hosted ebook (9781534175112), Kindle (9781534176959)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs|
School Library Journal - Soft Skills Sleuth: Investigating Life Skills Success
Readers become detectives in this imaginative series. Each title examines four soft skills, including communication, critical thinking, and teamwork. Each skill is described in a short, one-page introduction followed by an illustrated scenario to investigate. For example, in a scene depicting a school dance, readers must find instances of people being courteous.
Author: Diane Lindsey Reeves
Diane Lindsey Reeves likes to write books that help students figure out what they want to be when they grow up. She mostly lives in Washington, D.C., but spends as much time as she can in North Carolina and South Carolina with her grandkids.
Author: Connie Hansen
Illustrator: Ruth Bennett
- What Are Soft Skills and Why Do I Need Them?
- Soft Skill #1: Problem Solving
- Soft Skill #2: Creativity
- Soft Skill #3: Self Regulation
- Soft Skill #4: Decision Making
- Critical Thinking Quiz
- About the Authors
- About the Illustrator
|Activities for further learning|
|Glossary of key words|
|Table of contents|
|Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs|