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Critical Thinking

The following is designed as an independent lesson to foster critical thinking over Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

Pictures Tell a Story: A Lesson in Sequencing

In this lesson, students illustrate sequential events in a story or in history.

War of the Worlds: A Broadcast Re-Creation|War of the Worlds” radio broadcast script  (alternate source),”War of the Worlds” radio broadcast audio (scroll down)

Relive (and re-create) the panic-causing 1938 radio broadcast of “War , of the Worlds.”

Making Predictions: “The King’s Choice”

A fairy tale and follow-up activities teach/reinforce critical thinking/making predictions skills.

An Unfinished Tale…

Challenge students to write an ending for this tale of a lesson learned.