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Yet another CR question

Youdon'tsayYoudon'tsay Registered User Posts: 19,507 Senior Member
edited June 2008 in Parents Forum
On the other thread, we are asking for ideas for books for a non-reading boy in order to boost CR. But here's another area where I'd like help.

One thing my son has noticed about the questions he gets wrong on CR is that he extrapolates. His answer is logical but can't be supported by the text. Any ideas for stopping that? I told him that if it's not in black and white then it's not the answer. We'll see if that makes a difference, but I'm hoping for a magic idea that would hlep in this regard. :)

Replies to: Yet another CR question

  • kenf1234kenf1234 Registered User Posts: 1,865 Senior Member
    Pretend that he's an alien reading the text, who knows English but knows nothing about anything else. All he knows about Earth is what he is reading in that one text. How would an alien answer those questions?
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