Brain Booster - Pizza fractions...can you solve it? Click here. (Higher Level Thinking Skills)
PBL - How can I promote my community (Atlanta)? Partners worked on their Atlanta websites. I gave a brief critique of each site. We discussed creating pages, copying/saving/pasting/editing images, linking, etc. Ask your child to see his/her site. They should have the login information they need to visit the site. (Advanced Research Skills, Advanced Communication Skills, Creativity Skills)
Crazy Words - (see pics below) I gave groups made up words. Each group had to define the word, illustrate the word, and use it in a sentence. Student groups presented their word to the class: Quandong, Yig, Kelpy, Delfry, Shrimmel. Ask your child about his/her word (Advanced Communication Skills, Creativity Skills)
Logic Puzzles - We solved "Synonyms" and "Pool Party." Overall the children are becoming more proficient in their logic puzzle solving abilities. (see SOAR folder) (Higher Order Thinking Skills, Logic Skills).
Centers - Dizios, Rush Hour, Analogies, Qwirkle, Tablets, Keva Blocks, Q-Bitz (Higher Order Thinking Skills, Logic Skills, Creativity Skills).