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Title:
Brain games! : ready-to-use activities that make thinking fun for grades 6-12
Author:
Umstatter, Jack.
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Publication Information:
San Francisco, CA : Jossie-Bass, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
xi, 248 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780876281253

9780876281871
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Provides over 170 exciting, ready-to-use activities to sparkcritical & creative thinking in all students, grades 6-12!BRAIN GAMES! is an innovative resource that helps you quickly andeasily turn virtually any spare moment into prime learning time foryour students!


Author Notes

Jack Umstatter, master English teach with over 25 years' experience, is a multiple winner of the Teacher of the Year Award. He is the author of Brain Games! Hooked on English! And other practical teachers resources published by The Center. He lives in Islip, NY.


Table of Contents

About this Resource
Section 1 Listening and Remembering
Teacher Directions
Activities 1-18 Examples: ""Stand and Deliver,"" ""Does It Look the Same?"" ""Listen and Make the Changes,"" ""Methods to Improve Your Memory,"" ""Remembering the Order of People, Places, and Things,"" ""Please Explain It to Me""
Section 2 Across the Curriculum
Teacher Directions
Activities 19-51 Examples: ""The Who, the What, the Where,"" ""What the Quote Means to Me,"" ""Social Studies Guess Who I Am Game,"" ""Th