Eleven Cats in a Bag by Noboru Baba

Translated from Japanese

Schema: Following directions, why it is important

Drawing Conclusions: The cats draw the conclusion that it is ok for them to pick a flower.  What is the flaw in their reasoning?

Predicting: What do you predict the cats will do when they come to the tree? The bag?

Cause and Effect: Because the cats didn’t follow directions, the effect is they went into a bag which was a trap.

Synthesis, Internal Consistency: Why do the cats follow directions about not crossing the road?  What is their reasoning?


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