So, we used the Community Circle forum as a launching pad for sharing some opinions. The ideas they share are not 100% complete and may be subject to more development, but this initial brainstorm exercise is a place to start. Here is a video, which I hope uploads, with some of the class members sharing ideas:
It is a way for the students to have some fun, and think critically, about the image they see and use the clues to try and make some meaning from the image.
In Math, we are looking at numbers in the tenths to thousandths place value. To supplement the homework, I am showing a couple of videos that look at small numbers. The first one is from the 2012 Olympics where the scores for the Gymnastics are often scored down to the thousandths of a point:
|Gymnastics are scored to the thousandths of a digit.|
Also, equally as impressive, are a series of close finishes from the Indy Car Series. The finishing places of some of the cars boil down to thousandths of a second!
There is no homework assigned tonight, but your son or daughter may have outstanding work that they need to complete.