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Mathematical Critical Thinking Problems



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Geometry
Students will love this analytical sheet. (Grafes 6-8)

Mathmatical Reasoning
Taky your expectations to the next level. (Grades 6-8)

Balance Benders
Given certain facts, which objects weight will even off the scales? (Grades 6-8)

Balance Benders (#2)
Given certain facts, which objects weight will even off the scales? (Grades 6-8)

Matching Figures: Figural Similarities
Among four similar figures, which two are exactly alike? (Grades 6-8)

Verbal Similarities and Differences: Antonyms
Which of the three words means the opposite of the first word in the line? (Grades 6-8)

Oh, Fur Goodness Sake!
Read the true story. Then make an inference based on the evidence in the story. (Grades 6-8)

Obie One, Obie Two
Read the true story. Then make an inference based on the evidence in the story. (Grades 6-8)

Quit That Rockin
Read the true story. Then make an inference based on the evidence in the story. (Grades 6-8)

Do Size, Shape, or Weight Make a Difference?
High density objects fall at about the same rate of speed regardless of size, shape, or weight. (Grades 6-8)

Rhyme and Reason (#1)
Can you figure out the subjects of these simple rhymes? (Grades 6-8)

Rhyme and Reason (#2)
Can you figure out the subjects of these simple rhymes? (Grades 6-8)

Rhyme and Reason (#3)
Can you figure out the subjects of these simple rhymes? (Grades 6-8)

Uses of Peanut Oil
Find the 10 errors in this brief article. (Grades 6-8)

The Missing Cookie Caper
Find the 10 errors in this brief article. (Grades 6-8)

Temperature Tale of Two Cities
Study the temperature graph. Use it to fill out the temperature charts. (Grades 6-8)

The Roberts Family Reunion
Be a math detective: use clues in the story to answer the questions. (Grades 6-8)

The Amazing Mayans
The story and diagrams help you learn about a Mayan number system. (Grades 6-8)

Who Works Where?
Use the clues to match each womans name with her kind of work. (Grades 6-8)

Married People
Use the clues to figure out what last name goes with each persons first name. (Grades 6-8)

Ice Cream
Use the clues to figure out each persons favorite flavor. (Grades 6-8)

Picnic in the Park
Use the clues to figure out the peoples full names and what they brought to eat. (Grades 6-8)

Alls Fair in Science
Use the information to figure out which science fair project each kid did. (Grades 6-8)

Unusual Animals
Use the clues to figure out what makes these animals unique. (Grades 6-8)

Career Women
Use the clues to figure out each womans job and her income. (Grades 6-8)

Novel Thinking: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Use the vocabulary words to complete the crossword puzzle. (Grades 6-8)

Novel Thinking: Charlottes Web
Draw a line from each important event to the detail that tells more about it. (Grades 6-8)

Novel Thinking: Georges Marvelous Medicine
Use the clue to help you unscramble each vocabulary word. (Grades 6-8)

Novel Thinking: Shiloh
Use the vocabulary words and definitions to help you fill in the puzzle. (Grades 6-8)

Novel Thinking: In Their Own Words: Abraham Lincoln
Write a vocabulary word and its part of speech next to each definition. (Grades 6-8)

Defining Geometry
Use evidence presented in the passage to answer each of the questions. (Grades 6-8)

Galileos Vision
Use evidence presented in the passage to answer each of the questions. (Grades 6-8)

Foods as Medicine
Use evidence presented in the passage to answer each of the questions. (Grades 6-8)

Invertebrates
Use information in the story to answer the questions and complete the diagrams. (Grades 6-8)

Earth Materials and Their Uses
Use information in the story to answer the questions and complete the flow chart. (Grades 6-8)

Algebra, Exponents, and Using Formulas
Figure out which number or letter should replace each of the question marks. (Grades 6-8)

Think Quick!
Three fun math challenges from Dr. Funster. (Grades 6-8)

Matrix Fill-Up
Fill in each box with a word that begins with the letter indicated and belongs under the heading. (Grades 6-8)

Skating Party
Use the clues to enter the correct digits in the puzzle. (Grades 6-8)

Table Logic
Use the clues to write the name of each person at the place he or she is seated. (Grades 6-8)

Root Words: geo and More
Use the word root chart to help you match each words to its meaning. (Grades 6-8)

Word Meaning Worksheet
Use what you know about word roots -- or your dictionary -- to complete this matching activity. (Grades 6-8)

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