Below please find many of the major reasoning skills necessary to master the Common Core Standards. These skills are those mentioned in Dr. Richard Stiggin's Text, Student Involved Classroom Assessment. Below each reasoning skill are associated interactive websites.


Inductive/Deductive Reasoning Websites - patterning activities - patterning activity

Analytic Reasoning Websites (data analysis) all around good website for reasoning activities

Comparative Reasoning Websites - analogies - analogies - analogies (great site for links to activities for several reasoning activities) (several reasoning activities0 (several reasoning activities)

Synthesizing – summarizing - summarizing

Additional Resources:

Links to Close Reading Strategies