Typically counted as 1/2 credit for high school students.
James Madison Critical Thinking Course
Engage your teen in captivating crime-related scenarios and give him the necessary critical thinking skills with the James Madison Critical Thinking Course. Superbly easy for any homeschool family to use. The step-by-step, self-instructional lessons and activities are straightforward and applicable across your teen's entire curriculum.
The James Madison Critical Thinking Course uses mini-mysteries and a fictional detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. Each chapter of the James Madison Critical Thinking Course focuses on various thinking skills and leads your teen gradually into complicated analytical skills.
Massive in scope, the course teaches more than sixty-five skills and concepts related to critical thinking. Your student will learn to distinguish a fact from an opinion, recognize ambiguity in a statement, evaluate arguments as valid or not, and assess common fallacies in reasoning.
Everything in a typical introductory logic course is included in the James Madison Critical Thinking Course. Pages are perforated for easy removal and are reproducible for your home use. The Instruction Guide (sold separately) provides answers to the exercises and the quizzes but virtually no additional information.
Completing 15 - 16 pages per week will let you finish James Madison Critical Thinking Course this academic year.
Answers are located in the back of this book.
Publisher's Information Publisher: The Critical Thinking Co™ Authors: William O'Meara, Ph.D & Daniel Flage, Ph.D Age Recommendation: 13+ Grade Recommendation: 8th+ Faith-Based: No Consumable: Yes (can be reproduced in your own home or classroom, but not for any commercial entity or organization) Pages: 544, perforated Lessons/Projects: 65 ISBN: 9781601441454 Format: Softcover Copyright: 2011 Made in: USA Typical High School Credits Earned: .5 credit Critical Thinking
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review by Flanders Family Homelife
”A student who sticks with the course through the end should be well-grounded in the processes that constitute critical thinking...”