We started off with the Cup Stack Challenge. The kids worked in pairs to stack the cups into a pyramid without touching them with their hands. Look at their successful collaborations!
We started our Mindfulness Practice with "Still, Quiet Place". The kids enjoyed these moments of calm in the middle of a busy and active day.
Algebraic Thinking Skills:
We jumped back into Hands On Equations with a review of Lesson 6. The kids are working through that pretty well. We'll pick up there next week. Our friends who are new to Target did a great job on Lesson 1 and will move ahead next week to continue learning with Lesson 2.
We read the first chapter of Front Desk. The kids loved the funny things the main character says about her life in the United States as a new immigrant from China.
We kicked off our Model United Nations unit by learning about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the Global Goals of reaching all 17 by 2030. The kids created drawings of their lives in the year 2030. Then they worked in small groups to create a fictional country that shows what would happen if all 17 Global Goals were met. We had some interesting discussions about how to create equity in resources and why everything can't just be free.
Until next time,