Language for Thinking 2002

Grade Levels: 1-3

Language for Thinking builds upon the concepts, vocabulary, and statement patterns introduced in Language for Learning. Carefully organized sequences of activities, exceptional vocabulary development, extensive practice, sequencing and retelling exercises, and inference activities set the stage for reading comprehension and the grammatical analysis of written language.

Language for Thinking 2002

 Features:

  • Carefully organized sequences of exercises, including Classification, True/False, Analogies, and Absurdity that emphasize reasoning and critical thinking
  • Exceptional vocabulary development including work with homonyms, synonyms, opposites, and definitions
  • Many opportunities to use vocabulary words and concepts imbedded in sentences
  • Extensive practice with word usage including forming contractions and "untangling" sentences with double negatives
  • Sequencing and retelling exercises that challenge students to remember important details
  • Inference activities that require students to draw conclusions and explain their answers
  • Placement Test and 15 Program Assessments ensure that children are working on concepts appropriate for their ability