9 Traits of Critical Thinking

Teach the 9 traits that are characteristic of skillful critical thinkers: Adapt, Examine, Create, Communicate, Collaborate, Reflect, Strive, Link, and Inquire. By integrating these 9 traits across the curriculum, educators can build a school-wide thinking culture that supports student growth and achievement. Discover our resources that support the teaching of critical thinking.

Lay the foundation for student growth and achievement with a practitioner’s guide that shares the why and the how for building critical thinking skills in K-12 classrooms.

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Team ThinkUp! introduces the 9 Traits of Critical ThinkingTM through the lenses of ELA, Math, and Science content. Authentic examples and cross-curricular activities teach students to apply the 9 traits in context and reflect on their thinking.

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By using these wheels and the teacher guide, educators can help students develop and improve their questioning and thinking skills. Student engagement will increase with each lesson and they will take a more active role in their learning.

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Address 100% of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and integrate the 9 Traits of Critical ThinkingTM with ThinkUp! ELA, a resource that supports students as they master content and thinking skills. Packed with high-interest reading selections and engaging activities, this curriculum helps students progress beyond comprehension to build critical thinking skills and strong vocabularies. Easy-to-impl...

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Address 100% of the Michigan Standards for English Language Arts and integrate the 9 Traits of Critical ThinkingTM with ThinkUp! ELA, a resource that supports students as they master content and thinking skills. Packed with high-interest reading selections and engaging activities, this curriculum helps students progress beyond comprehension to build critical thinking skills and strong vocabularies. Easy-to-implement les...

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ThinkUp! ELAR (Grades 1−8) introduces the focus TEKS and the Critical Thinking traits that support students as they learn, practice, and master the TEKS concepts. ThinkUp! ELAR includes Getting Started, Instruction, Assessment, Intervention, and Extension components that help teachers engage and accommodate all learners.

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