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CRT104: Critical Thinking Level 4: Figural
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. LEVEL 3 FIGURAL 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