CRT104: Critical Thinking Level 3: Figural

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Course Description

In Critical Thinking courses, learners work on developing critical thinking skills necessary for success across all subjects. The activities in these courses are developmentally sequenced and each skill is presented in two ways: First, in the figural-spatial form and then in the abstract verbal form.

These processes help students develop superior thinking and communication skills that lead to deeper content learning in all subjects.


Describing shapes
Figures: compare / describe / copy / enlarge / divide
Diagrams: overlapping classes / Venn / branching / cycle
Mental pattern folding / symmetry
Directionality / Position in space
Mental rotation / reflection / tumbling / stacking / folding of 2-D objects
Congruence / area / volume
Analogies: size / color / orientation / detail
Visual motor integration and memory
Use of graphic organizers
Symmetry / Tessellation of solids