Talking Math: Day 1
Describe how you might find the area and perimeter of the courtyard in this picture? (3.MD.C.6)
Draw your own picture of a palace with some of the same shapes and objects in the picture. Find collections of objects to count. Describe how you counted them to someone.
Read along: Dinner at the Panda Palace – Where do you see math in the story?
To learn more about the palace in the picture, you can check it out here. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palais-Royal
Leveled Learning Extension: Practice drawing shapes of your own. Use the side of a book as a ruler if you need a straight edge. You can draw a triangle, square, rectangle, or if you are feeling tricky even a hexagon or pentagon! For a circle, try tracing around the bottom of a cup. What other shapes can you make?
Leveled Learning Extension: Draw shapes on a paper for your child, or click on the attachment for an image of shapes. Point to and name each one. Then practice naming together. Then have your child name the shapes as you point.
Watch this “Mystery Science” video that will answer the question “What is the most dangerous animal in the world?” Journal your thoughts during the discussion questions.
Make a list of at least 5 dangerous animals. What makes each one dangerous? (claws, sharp teeth, venom, etc.)
Find pictures of 3 dangerous animals and deciding what makes each one dangerous (claws, sharp teeth, venom, etc.).
Predict which animal you think is the MOST dangerous. Was your prediction right?
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Speech & Language
Compare and contrast a SHARK with a GOLDFISH. How are they SIMILAR? How are they DIFFERENT?
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