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Description

Builds vocabulary and reading comprehension skills!

This fun, engaging app teaches students an in-depth understanding of the basis of an analogy as it develops razor-sharp analogy, vocabulary, word analysis, and comprehension skills for the highest academic and test performance. Students who learn strategies to make and complete analogies benefit in many ways. They sharpen their reasoning skills as they analyze the subtleties of language and relationship presented in analogies. As students learn to understand simple word analogies, they move toward understanding more complex analogous relationships presented in literature, science, and history. Analogies are also a key component of many assessment and ability tests.

In each puzzle, students analyze 30 potential analogy pairs, evaluate word meanings and relationships to find the best matches, and then classify each analogy by type. The deeper analysis required to classify an analogy produces a better understanding of analogies and develops a host of critical thinking skills.

Analogy types include kind of, part of, synonym of, antonym of, symbol of, product of, person who, something used to, degree of, property of.

Grades: 9th (Ninth), 10th (Tenth), 11th (Eleventh), 12th (Twelfth), Adult (Ages 14+)
Subjects: Language Arts, Critical Thinking
Authors: Michael Baker, Cheryl Block, and Gaeir Dietrich

Features
- 20 activities; 300 analogies (when purchase paid app)
- Multi-user login
- Dictionary with definitions for hints
- Saves student progress and scores
- Completion award certificate
- Ad-free & FREE!

This app has won the following awards: Learning® Magazine Recommended Resource for Successful Teaching and Mom's Choice Awards Silver Medal for Excellence!

ThinkAnalogy™ Puzzles prepares students for higher-level vocabulary and reading challenges and for state and other standardized educational assessments including:
Stanford Achievement Test™ Tenth Edition (SAT 10)
Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT)
Preliminary SAT (PSAT)
Woodcock-Johnson® Tests of Cognitive Ability (WJ®-R)
Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC)
Otis-Lennon School Ability Test® (OLSAT®)
Cognitive Abilities Test™ (CogAT®)
Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) / Talented and Gifted (TAG)
and many more!

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What's New

Version 4.1.0

Latest OS support

Information

Seller
The Critical Thinking Company
Size
81.1 MB
Category
Games
Compatibility
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2016 The Critical Thinking Co.™
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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