Primarily Creativity Grades 1-3
By Judy Leimbach, Joan Vydra Copyright 2005
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An emphasis on creative thinking skills in the classroom necessitates providing students with open-ended assignments and encouragement as they search for new answers. Unlike typical textbook questions that have a given right answer, creative questioning and thinking assumes that there may not be one right answer, but many possibilities.
Primarily Creativity bubbles over with ideas to spark creative talent in young students. Get creative juices flowing with lessons in eight areas of creativity including:
- elaboration, and
Each section includes an explanation on the skill, questions that foster this type of thinking, a list of tasks, and several attractive, reproducible worksheets. This comprehensive text provides an enjoyable, balanced introduction to creative thinking.
For more problem ideas on integrating creativity in your classroom, see Primarily Problem Solving.
Introduction, Awareness, Curiosity, Imagination, Fluency, Originality, Elaboration.