This is a fabulous week for both mathematics and vocabulary! This week is Palindrome Week. What’s that mean, you ask? Simple! A palindrome is a word or phrase which reads the same in both directions (mom, dad, stats, Hannah). A palindromic number or numeral palindrome is a number that remains the same when its digits are reversed.
See, for vocabulary…..we learned the word palindrome. And for math we learned about digits and reversal. If you are a parent, you can teach these things to your kids!
So this week is super cool!
5/10/15 – May 10th (also Mother’s Day)
5-11-15 – May 11, 2015
5/12/15 – May 12, 2015
5/13/15 – May 13, 2015
5/14/15 May 14, 2015
5/15/15 – May 15, 2015 – Probably my favorite of the week!
5/16/15 – May 16, 2015
5/17/15 – May 17, 2015
5/18/15 – May 18, 2015
5/19/15 – May 19, 2015
Clearly I am not the only one who is excited by this. There are several books and even an app on Amazon that are about palindromes. Check out:
In the end I have this to say….yes, I am a big dork!!! My girls love palindromes and constantly tell me when the time is the same forward and backward. Teaching about numbers is a fun activity in our house.
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