LOGIC

Grades 7 - 8

Approximate ages 12-14



Student Characteristics:

  1. Still excitable, but needs challenges
  2. Judges, critiques, debates, critical
  3. Likes to organize items, others
  4. Shows off knowledge
  5. Wants to know "behind the scenes" facts
  6. Curious about WHY? for most things
  7. Thinks, acts as though more knowledgeable than adults

Teaching Methods:

  1. Timelines, charts, maps (visual materials)
  2. Debates, persuasive reports
  3. Drama, reenactments, role-playing
  4. Evaluate, critique (with guidelines)
  5. Formal logic
  6. Research projects
  7. Oral/written presentations
  8. Guest speakers, trips
  9. Collaborative work in groups