Ken Ken – While the children left at different times for picture day, others tackled our logical thinking skills. http://www.kenkenpuzzle.com/play_now
Nonogram – I introduced a new type of logical thinking puzzle (Nonogram) – Nonograms are picture logic puzzles in which cells in a grid must be colored or left blank according to numbers at the side of the grid to reveal a hidden picture. https://www.puzzle-nonograms.com/?size=2
PBL – Today we read and discussed hieroglyphs. Students translated a paragraph and solved hieroglyph math problems – focusing on place value up to one million.
Question It – Today’s answer – (Autumn) – All answers are correct although some are more “creative” than others. Ask your child his/her question. We’re looking for answers that do not focus on: leaves, Halloween, following summer. For example, “What season is first alphabetically?”
What’s for Dessert – Continuing with creativity, students created their very own dessert. Students were encouraged to think creatively. Students explained their desserts. Ask your child about his/her dessert. Is it creative? Would you like to try it?
Chess - Today we discussed thinking before we move and the meaning of checkmate. We also discussed the 3 ways to get out of checkmate: (CPR) – Capture, Protect, or Run.