This resource focuses on the role of thinking and inquiry skills, and aims to promote more meaningful student-centred learning. The thematic-based activities are designed to encourage students to question and think deeply and are suitable for students to work independently, in pairs, or in groups on their inquiries. The resource is structured as a thematic journey visiting four themes: Rocky Shore, Rainforest, Castle and Space.
Learning outcomes are stated at the beginning of each activity and tools for assessment at the end of each activity. Teachers will be equipped with a range of tools and strategies to encourage students to question and think critically.
Ages: 8-10 (Middle Primary), Ages: 10-12 (Upper Primary)
User Friendly Resources
The Thinking Themes Series provides flexible, theme-based activities that support the development of thinking skills.
LOOK INSIDE – Select one of the books from the dropdown menu to look inside.
As children work through the units in this Thinking About Me and Us series they develop and strengthen key higher-order processes especially creative, reflective and critical thinking.
Choose an individual book to LOOK INSIDE.
This two-book series is a collection of exciting, open-ended tasks that require teamwork, imagination and fast thinking. Choose a book option below to LOOK INSIDE:
The discussion plans and activities in this 2-book Thinking about Picture Books series are designed to encourage students to consider philosophical concepts within certain well-known and well-loved picture books. Choose a book option below to LOOK INSIDE:
The Thinking about Philosophical Issues series is all about developing your students’ skills with the process of thinking, with an emphasis on the contribution that thoughtful, disciplined discussion can make to all areas of students’ learning.
Sorry, some products on our online store require account verification before they can be purchased. Please Register by clicking the Download Registration Form button and e-mail it to us on firstname.lastname@example.org Verification can take up to 2 business days.
Sorry, some products on our online store require account verification before they can be purchased. Please check your account status by clicking My Account when you are logged in or contact us on email@example.com Verification can take up to 2 business days.