Book 2, Grades 3-4
This safari will send students on an expedition that will result in hours of good thinking and unbridled enthusiasm. As enthusiasm soars so do the levels of thinking skills engaged. Students love these deductive logic puzzles so much that they beg to do them, little realizing that they are building important reading comprehension and thinking skills.
Teachers love these puzzles because of their ease of use in multicurricular parallels and their effortlessness in fitting into pullout programs of limited duration. Each motivating puzzle includes an introduction with student-related topics, clues, a grid, and an illustration. The goal in Logic Safari is to hunt down the clues, sort, analyze, and combine them into the correct solution. Each book represents an ever-increasing challenge to students while scenarios remain fresh, evoking renewed eagerness. The size of the grids is an indication of difficulty.
This is the second in a three-book series of deductive logic puzzles. For alternate levels, see Logic Safari Book 1 and Logic Safari Book 3.
Table of Contents
1. Fantastic Gymnastics 2. Cafeteria Choices 3. Special Delivery 4. Lost and Found 5. Bookmark Designers 6. Coat Hooks 7. Fitness Profile 8. Class Trip 9. Favorite Sports 10. Piggy Banks 11 . Cans for Conservation 12. Class Quilt 13. Student Council 14. Wind Chimes 15. Bookmobile 16. Baby-sitting 17. Turtle Race 18. Cloud Mirages 19. Kites 20. Arbor Day 21. Pasta-Rama 22. Peter and the Wolf 23. Closing the Office 24. Bird Scouting 25. Scent Survey 26. School Directory 27. Lightning Bugs 28. Mastodon State Park 29. Summer Birthdays Answers
Bonnie Lou Risby grew up in the Illinois woodlands atop the limestone bluffs across the Mississippi River from St. Louis. These woods were her playground where she and her siblings camped out, played detective, scout, hunter, etc. and enjoyed the beauty of the outdoors in every season.
Prufrock Press puts out super logic resources! I've had the pleasure of using five of their logic/critical thinking books for elementary children and would recommend them to anyone . . . My kids LOVE these. We typically take one day a week during math time as a logic day. Puzzlers like these are some of the resources I'll use and they literally beg me for logic days . . . Black and white illustrations make the pages attractive to my children, while thorough, but uncomplicated explanations and clues are attractive to me.,Cindy West,The Curriculum Choice, 12/14/09