Thinking Skills Ages 7-9: Ages 7-9 by Georgie Beasley
The books in this series help teachers to see how and where they can focus on thinking skills within the curriculum that they already teach. The books demonstrate how teachers can focus more fully on thinking skills within existing favourite teaching activites as well as providing new ideas for supporting pupils' specific thinking skills. All activity ideas relate to subject areas as set out in the QCA Schemes of Work and the National Literacy and Numeracy Strategies and so are easy to fit into normal day-to-day teaching. There is a chapter for each thinking skill providing a range of activities across the subject areas. As well as there cross-currilcular ideas each book provides a longer project for each year group. These projects are firmly based in the National Curriculam orders and enable children to focus on all their thinking skills over the challenge of a half-term project. The books include: * activity ideas for including the teaching of thinking skills within the Programmes of Study for other subjects. * new activity ideas plus how to use standard/familiar activity ideas to focus on thinking skills. * guidance on questioning skills for teachers * a project for each year group designed to highlight all the thinking skills * grids to show how the thinking skills link with the subjects of the National Curriculam THINKING SKILLS: AGES 7-9 has two cross-curricular projects based around the themes of 'Shipwrecked' and 'A school library'.