Building Thinking Skills Book 2
May be used earlier if student has completed Book 1. All skills learned in Book 1 are reviewed and exercises become increasingly complex with more specific skills. Examples of skills practiced are classification, following directions, deductive reasoning, parts of a whole, Word Benders, Venn and branching diagrams, pattern folding, rotation, reflection, overlapping classes and mental manipulation of two-dimensional objects. Answers included, 408 pgs. Revised in 2006.
An optional Teacher CD is also available. It contains the full text of the Teacher's Edition in PDF format. Although answers are already included in the worktext, the Teacher CD also features objectives, focus questions and additional background information for the teacher.
The software version of the program features the same activities as the worktexts, but in an interactive format. There are 10 levels of activities which can be played in either "mission" or "practice" mode. Approximately 40 activities are included in the software, with over 800 questions in all. Instructions are both spoken and written. System requirements: Windows 98/NT/Me/2000/XP/Vista or Mac OS X (10.3+), PowerPC. 128 MB RAM for either.