Thoughts and an exercise about similarities and differences
Develop skills in reasoning, dialogue and writing
Our reasoning activities are easy-to-use ideas for developing essential reasoning skills. They can be used as starters, dialogue breakout activities and follow-ups. The regular use of reasoning activities contributes to learners’ progress in reasoning, dialogue and writing over time.
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Activities to help children think about what makes good questions and how to answer them.
An activity to help children become aware of generalisation, its uses and abuses.
An exercise on giving examples .
Two exercises on inferring, the act of thinking beyond what is given.
Two exercises on using the word 'probably' and the links to inductive reasoning.