What a fun day we had! We enjoyed a visit from Kids' Chess. It was wonderful to have Chess presentations tailored to the needs of our Target students, especially because chess meets several of our Gifted Standards!
Stations: We worked on a new kind of logic puzzle called a "Directive Detective". It uses convergent thinking combined with math to solve a quotation. We also worked on Divergent thinking with an activity involving Flexibility and Fluency. Our final activity was vocabulary building with Weighty Words.
Mathematical Thinking: We combined our math time with our Focus Study in some Egyptian Math. The kids learned to do addition using Egyptian symbols for numbers through a million. Look for Egyptian Math Subtraction next week.
Novel Study: We read a bit more of our novel. The main characters had a narrow escape from being discovered in the museum. Ask your child how they managed to remain undetected.
HW: First in Math (I'll be handing out Awards next week!), Ch
My favorite 3rd Grade memories are reading really good books and camping overnight with the Girl Scouts.