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

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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 ūü§Ē

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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.)


What's in the package: you get 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.

Buying options: You can buy this PDF on its own or in one of our discounted bundles! You can also create your own bundle: Buy 3 PDFs + get a 4th on us. Use the code free at checkout.)

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

Published: 2019; updated 2021; Toronto 

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

What to know about downloading our books:

  • 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 to reactivate it.¬†


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