Critical Thinking & Conversation Series

Decisions & Dilemmas (PDF package): 100 Scenarios to Build Critical Thinking & Inspire Conversations

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This package comes with two PDFs to meet your viewing & printing needs:

  • Our VIEWING version is created so the text is easily viewable on any digital device.
  • Our PRINTING version is created in landscape orientation and is optimal for printing  on standard paper size (8.5" x 11").
  • We've also made the PDF copyable. If you're an educator, this means you can copy & paste the text you want into assignments of your choice.

Description & sample pages:

From the silly to the strategic to the downright philosophical, the 100 scenarios in this book will get kids & teens (and adults!) grappling with some kind of dilemma in which the choices are - just like life - imperfect.

  • This book is a source of epic conversations (across levels, grades, generations)
  • For educators, it can double as a trove of engaging "paragraph-of-the-day" writing prompts
  • It's just a fun way to activate those higher order thinking skills 🤔

FYI This PDF is part of our Critical Thinking & Conversation Trilogy, which also includes Agree or Disagree and A Book of Questions for Future Decision Makers


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Scenario #8 for Decisions & Dilemmas
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Scenario #56 for Decisions & Dilemmas


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Overall, kids will think critically as they:

  • weigh consequences & ethics
  • analyze risk vs rewards, pros vs cons, costs vs benefits
  • tap into their philosophical mind
  • imagine circumstances, outcomes & the domino effect
  • make the tough call

This e-book offers great skills that can be applied at school, in the home and on social media - as well as any boardroom.

Age range: Roughly ages 9 to teen. (This is an estimate, it's pretty much an all ages book. Please view the Sample Pages above.)

Pages: 58 (print file) 115 (viewing file)

Published: 2019; updated 2021; Toronto 

File size: 190 KB (print file) 427 KB (phone viewing file)

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  • The link to download will appear on the checkout page (after payment) and you'll also get an email with a link to access your downloads.
  • The link itself will stay open for 2 weeks. If you miss the window, please email us at hello@furiousthink.com to reactivate it. 

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