CTC: Critical Thinking Detective

Seamlessly add your Critical Thinking Detective Beginning-Book 2, Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 1 & 2, and Critical Thinking Detective Math curriculum from The Critical Thinking Company to your homeschool schedule with these lesson plans for use with your Homeschool Planet subscription. The Critical Thinking Detective easy-to-use detective cases develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully and analyze and synthesize information to guide their decision-making. Critical Thinking Detective -Vocabulary books are fun ways to learn new vocabulary! Critical Thinking Detective -Math books apply critical reading, critical thinking, and mathematical reasoning.

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  • The publisher-recommended course of study
  • 6-8 week lesson plans, covering all the assignments for your Critical Thinking Detective curriculum.
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Lesson Plans

Critical Thinking Detective Math: Beginning  For Grades 5 - 12+

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The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Math: Beginning lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

449795: Critical Thinking Detective Math: Beginning (Grades 5-12+)Critical Thinking Detective Math: Beginning (Grades 5-12+)
By Darin Beigie / Critical Thinking Company

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Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 1  For Grades 5 - 12

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The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 1 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

449405: Critical Thinking Detective: Vocabulary Book 1

Critical Thinking Detective: Vocabulary Book 1
By Diane Hartsig / Critical Thinking Company

Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 1 features fun, easy-to-use detective mysteries that can be solved by anyone who's willing to carefully read them and study the evidence! The vocabulary words used in these stories were gathered from many sources including the SAT and ACT word lists; students must identify the definitions of new vocabulary as they try to uncover the subtle clues hidden in the statements from witnesses and suspects. Perfect for grades 5-12+, these puzzles aren't solved through tricky logic or math concepts - they develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully, analyze and synthesize information, develop observation skills, build reading comprehension, and use deductive and inductive thinking skills. The story is presented on one page, with a worksheet on the facing page for students to fill in to describe their conclusions. 40 classroom/home-reproducible pages, softcover; answer key included. Grades 5-12.

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Critical Thinking Detective Beginning  For Grades 3 - 12+

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The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Beginning lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

449285: Critical Thinking Detective Beginning

Critical Thinking Detective Beginning
By Critical Thinking Company

Critical Thinking Detective : Beginning features fun, easy-to-use detective mysteries that can be solved by anyone who's willing to carefully read them and study the evidence! Perfect for grades 3-12+, these puzzles aren't solved through tricky logic or math concepts - they develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully, analyze and synthesize information, develop observation skills, build reading comprehension, and use deductive and inductive thinking skills. The story is presented on one page, with a worksheet on the facing page for students to fill in to describe their conclusions. 30 classroom/home-reproducible pages, softcover; answer key included. Grades 3-12.

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Critical Thinking Detective Math  For Grades 6 - 12+

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449308: Critical Thinking Detective Math

Critical Thinking Detective Math
By Darin Beigie / Critical Thinking Company

These popular, easy-to-use detective cases are perfect for Grades 6 - 12+. Students must apply critical reading, critical thinking, and mathematical reasoning skills plus common middle school math concepts. The real challenges are to first identify the clues by synthesizing from different witnesses and suspects, and then determine the necessary math needed to turn the clues into evidence.

Some cases may be more challenging for younger students, but optional hints are provided. The cases also develop observation skills, reading comprehension, and deductive and inductive thinking skills. 48 reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 6-12.

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Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2  For Grades 4 - 12+

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The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

449500: Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2

Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2
By Critical Thinking Company

Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2 features fun, easy-to-use detective mysteries that can be solved by anyone who's willing to carefully read them and study the evidence! The vocabulary words used in these stories were gathered from many sources including the SAT and ACT word lists; students must identify the definitions of new vocabulary as they try to uncover the subtle clues hidden in the statements from witnesses and suspects. Perfect for grades 5-12+, these puzzles aren't solved through tricky logic or math concepts - they develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully, analyze and synthesize information, develop observation skills, build reading comprehension, and use deductive and inductive thinking skills. The story is presented on one page, with a worksheet on the facing page for students to fill in to describe their conclusions. 40 classroom/home-reproducible pages, softcover; answer key included. Grades 5-12.

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Critical Thinking Detective Book 1  For Grades 3 - 12

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The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Book 1 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

448975: Critical Thinking Detective Book 1 (Grades 4-12+)

Critical Thinking Detective Book 1 (Grades 4-12+)
By Michael Baker / Critical Thinking Company

Critical Thinking Detective Book 1 features fun, easy-to-use detective mysteries that can be solved by anyone who's willing to carefully read them and study the evidence! Perfect for grades 4-12+, these puzzles aren't solved through tricky logic or math concepts - they develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully, analyze and synthesize information, develop observation skills, build reading comprehension, and use deductive and inductive thinking skills. The story is presented on one page, with a worksheet on the facing page for students to fill in to describe their conclusions. 30 classroom/home-reproducible pages, softcover; answer key included. Grades 4-12.

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Critical Thinking Detective Book 2  For Grades 4 - 12+

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The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Book 2 plan can be found by using the following link~

448992: Critical Thinking Detective Book 2 (Grades 4-12+)

Critical Thinking Detective Book 2 (Grades 4-12+)
By Michael Baker / Critical Thinking Company

Critical Thinking Detective Book 2 features fun, easy-to-use detective mysteries that can be solved by anyone who's willing to carefully read them and study the evidence! Perfect for grades 4-12+, these puzzles aren't solved through tricky logic or math concepts - they develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully, analyze and synthesize information, develop observation skills, build reading comprehension, and use deductive and inductive thinking skills. The story is presented on one page, with a worksheet on the facing page for students to fill in to describe their conclusions. 30 classroom/home-reproducible pages, softcover; answer key included. Grades 4-12.

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Critical Thinking Detective Lesson Plan Bundle  For Grades 3 - 12

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Lesson Plan Bundle includes:
Critical Thinking Detective Beginning
Critical Thinking Detective Book 1
Critical Thinking Detective Book 2
Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 1
Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2
Critical Thinking Detective Math Beginning
Critical Thinking Detective Math

The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Beginning lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

Critical Thinking Detective Beginning
By Critical Thinking Company

Critical Thinking Detective : Beginning features fun, easy-to-use detective mysteries that can be solved by anyone who's willing to carefully read them and study the evidence! Perfect for grades 3-12+, these puzzles aren't solved through tricky logic or math concepts - they develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully, analyze and synthesize information, develop observation skills, build reading comprehension, and use deductive and inductive thinking skills. The story is presented on one page, with a worksheet on the facing page for students to fill in to describe their conclusions. 30 classroom/home-reproducible pages, softcover; answer key included. Grades 3-12.

The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Book 1 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

Critical Thinking Detective Book 1 (Grades 4-12+)
By Michael Baker / Critical Thinking Company

Critical Thinking Detective Book 1 features fun, easy-to-use detective mysteries that can be solved by anyone who's willing to carefully read them and study the evidence! Perfect for grades 4-12+, these puzzles aren't solved through tricky logic or math concepts - they develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully, analyze and synthesize information, develop observation skills, build reading comprehension, and use deductive and inductive thinking skills. The story is presented on one page, with a worksheet on the facing page for students to fill in to describe their conclusions. 30 classroom/home-reproducible pages, softcover; answer key included. Grades 4-12.

The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Book 2 plan can be found by using the following link~

Critical Thinking Detective Book 2 (Grades 4-12+)
By Michael Baker / Critical Thinking Company

Critical Thinking Detective Book 2 features fun, easy-to-use detective mysteries that can be solved by anyone who's willing to carefully read them and study the evidence! Perfect for grades 4-12+, these puzzles aren't solved through tricky logic or math concepts - they develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully, analyze and synthesize information, develop observation skills, build reading comprehension, and use deductive and inductive thinking skills. The story is presented on one page, with a worksheet on the facing page for students to fill in to describe their conclusions. 30 classroom/home-reproducible pages, softcover; answer key included. Grades 4-12.

The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 1 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

Critical Thinking Detective: Vocabulary Book 1
By Diane Hartsig / Critical Thinking Company

Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 1 features fun, easy-to-use detective mysteries that can be solved by anyone who's willing to carefully read them and study the evidence! The vocabulary words used in these stories were gathered from many sources including the SAT and ACT word lists; students must identify the definitions of new vocabulary as they try to uncover the subtle clues hidden in the statements from witnesses and suspects. Perfect for grades 5-12+, these puzzles aren't solved through tricky logic or math concepts - they develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully, analyze and synthesize information, develop observation skills, build reading comprehension, and use deductive and inductive thinking skills. The story is presented on one page, with a worksheet on the facing page for students to fill in to describe their conclusions. 40 classroom/home-reproducible pages, softcover; answer key included. Grades 5-12.

The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2
By Critical Thinking Company

Critical Thinking Detective Vocabulary Book 2 features fun, easy-to-use detective mysteries that can be solved by anyone who's willing to carefully read them and study the evidence! The vocabulary words used in these stories were gathered from many sources including the SAT and ACT word lists; students must identify the definitions of new vocabulary as they try to uncover the subtle clues hidden in the statements from witnesses and suspects. Perfect for grades 5-12+, these puzzles aren't solved through tricky logic or math concepts - they develop critical thinking skills by requiring students to read carefully, analyze and synthesize information, develop observation skills, build reading comprehension, and use deductive and inductive thinking skills. The story is presented on one page, with a worksheet on the facing page for students to fill in to describe their conclusions. 40 classroom/home-reproducible pages, softcover; answer key included. Grades 5-12.

The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Math: Beginning lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

Critical Thinking Detective Math: Beginning (Grades 5-12+)
By Darin Beigie / Critical Thinking Company

The curriculum for this Critical Thinking Detective Math lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

Critical Thinking Detective Math
By Darin Beigie / Critical Thinking Company

These popular, easy-to-use detective cases are perfect for Grades 6 - 12+. Students must apply critical reading, critical thinking, and mathematical reasoning skills plus common middle school math concepts. The real challenges are to first identify the clues by synthesizing from different witnesses and suspects, and then determine the necessary math needed to turn the clues into evidence.

Some cases may be more challenging for younger students, but optional hints are provided. The cases also develop observation skills, reading comprehension, and deductive and inductive thinking skills. 48 reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 6-12.

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means we may garner a small commission at no cost to you if you choose to make a purchase. Read our full Affiliate Disclosure Statement for more information.