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This unique book blends quotations and proverbs with critical thinking and writing skills. students can work independently and/or in groups to enhance their cognitive and affective strategies. Great writing practice for speculative prompts.


This first volume offers quotations and proverbs with critical thinking and writing skills. Students will be able to work independently and/or in groups to enhance their cognitive and affective strategies. Excellent writing practice. Can be used from grades 3 to 8.


About the Author

Nathan Levy is the author of more than 40 books which have sold almost 250,000 copies to teachers and parents in the US, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and Africa. His unique Stories with Holes series continues to be proclaimed the most popular activity used in gifted, special education and regular classrooms by hundreds of educators. An extremely popular, dynamic speaker on thinking, writing and differentiation, Nathan is in high demand as a workshop leader in school and business settings. As a former school principal, company president, parent of four daughters and management trainer, Nathan's ability to transfer knowledge and strategies to audiences through humorous, thought provoking stories assures that participants leave with a plethora of new ways to approach their future endeavors.

Nathan S. Levy is a sought after author and international public speaker. Drawing on his experiences as a dynamic New York City teacher, successful school principal in rural Connecticut and suburban New Jersey, district gifted coordinator, author of over 50 books, Mr Levy makes audiences laugh, applaud and pay extreme attention when he speaks about improving the thinking,learning and communication skills of adults and children. His 20 volume Stories With Holes series and 6 volume Intriguing Questions series are used by children and adults alike all over the world. 


When consulting to parent and/or professional educator groups Mr Levy pulls practical activities from his 4 book Not Just Schoolwork series, his 6 book Whose Clues series and 2 book Thinking and Writing Activities for the Brain series to help participants leave with specific strategies for helping childeren become successful writers, thinkers and learners.


Currently Nathan continues to be very much involved as an author, public speaker and mentor to people starting out in business and/or trying to become more effective as school and district administrators. Nathan has substituted his desires to be a professional basketball or football player with the desire to help make the world a better and more literate place.



Book 1:  

  • Perfect Paperback: 138 pages
  • Publisher: NL Books LLC; Updated edition (January 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 187834756X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1878347565
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 8.2 x 10.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces

Thinking & Writing Activities for the Brain: Volume 1

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