Creative Activities for Gifted Readers: Dynamic Investigations, Challenging Projects, and Energizing Assignments. Grades K-2
To fulfill the need of gifted students for exciting, energizing, focused challenges, these two books of activity ideas offer numerous single-period and multi-week activities designed to stimulate creativity and enhance higher-level thinking. The grades K-2 book includes word puzzles, analogies, short-term research activities, Readers Theatre scripts, six guided book discussions, and a booklist for gifted readers. The grades 3-6 volume focuses on developing six thinking skills (literal comprehension, reorganization, interpretation, evaluation, appreciation, and application) through engagement with puzzles and mental challenges, word wizards, analogies, one- to two-week investigative activities, long-term project ideas, and tools for critical analysis of literary characters, settings, and events. The briefer activities are often based on reproducible handouts. Answer keys. Illustrated. Good Year Books.
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