Critical Thinking

INSTRUCTOR Diana Hoffman
Age Range 11-14 years old FIRM
Schedule Wednesdays, Block 1, 10a-11:15a
Description In this class, we will examine a social scenario that the students will need to imagine themselves involved in. We will discuss the dilemma before students develop their own responses. An example might be, ‘Your cousin stole his father’s wallet, taking the cash, and invites you to go to your favorite shop in town to buy some things you would not otherwise be able to afford. What do you do?’ As a group, we’ll toss around possible outcomes, points of views, and repercussions. Then students will take the assignment home and create a personal response, either in writing, illustration, or oral presentation. There will be five scenarios for the whole semester.
Important Notes None.
Prerequisite Students must be able to read, write, draw, and/or give a public presentation.
Homework Yes. Up to two hours a week.
Parents I would ask that parents assist the students in taking the assignments to heart, and encouraging them to really apply themselves.
Material/Lab Fee None.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s