ERIC Number: ED196181
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Project ALPHA (Advanced Learning Program in the Humanities and Arts): Logic. Study and Practice in Critical Thinking. A Study Unit Designed for Education of the Gifted in the Humanities and the Arts.
Le Storti, Anthony J.; And Others
The set of three units, designed for middle and junior high school gifted students, includes 30 lessons on logic and critical thinking. Each lesson includes information on objectives, materials, and teaching presentation suggestions. Ten deductive reasoning lessons focus on such topics as fact and opinion, tests for validity of deductive arguments, and interpretation. The second unit, logic in advertising, presents 15 lessons, including such topics as facts as evidence, credibility, and literal and figurative words. The final unit, inductive reasoning, includes lessons on cause and effect and generalizations. Student worksheets are included for each unit. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Intermediate Unit 23, Blue Bell, PA.