How else could he have solved the problem of the missing button? That means that we have the right to pick our leaders.
Was it really necessary for him to have a button in order for him to be bought? (Compare this to other forms of government.) Do people in every country get to pick their leaders?
Each strategy highlights an aspect of critical thought. S-15 Have you ever seen or experienced a similar disagreement? Furthermore, many lessons lead students to believe that our ideals are uniquely American, ignoring how many other countries have similar ideals.
Each use of it illustrates how that aspect can be encouraged in students. This practice encourages sociocentric stereotyping of non-Americans.
Grammar Goals is a new six-level grammar series for children aged 6-12 years.
It presents and practises grammar in lively and meaningful age-appropriate contexts that reflect pupils' real lives and interests. Students are asked questions like the following: Who is Corduroy? (Pass around a piece of corduroy.) Why did Corduroy go out into the store? Why did he think it was important to find the button? How important was the missing button to the mother? We do this as a way of showing respect for our nation.Do you think it was important for him to find the button? (Discuss our country's name.)"And to the republic for which it (the flag) stands." Our country is a republic.After the store closes, the bear searches for his button because he wants to be bought by the child. S-4 "Can you think of a different way to end the story? Teachers of second and third grades may have a pre-activity.He looks all over the store and finally ends up in the bed department where he sees a button on a mattress and tries to pull it off. To lay the foundation for exploring thoughts underlying feelings and comparing perspectives in the story, the teacher could first set up a role play in which several children are wearing pictures of toys while a mother and child walk past shopping for the best toy. If your favorite animal could think, what would he or she have thought while being bought? Groups of students could use the dictionary to look up the words in the pledge and rewrite the pledge in their own words.Download the audio tracks: 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29Download the lesson Download the teacher's notes looks at different kinds of bias and encourages students not to take information at face value.Rather, they should learn to think critically and evaluate sources with reasoning.Download the lesson In this article from our life skills examples, Dr Sara Hannam discusses the importance of developing critical thinking skills and how we can teach these skills to university level students in the EAP (English for Academic Purposes) classroom.Read the article How deeply do you think about information you read or hear?In this lesson, students recommend and review their favourite local restaurants.Download the lesson plan from onestopenglish Analysing information and thinking critically are important skills.