If you are a compulsive completer, as I often am, you may find yourself filling in the chart below automatically, in the language of mathematics: perhaps the most universal of all human languages (and maybe of alien languages, if we ever make contact with non-human intelligent life?).
Languages, both external (or, between people, i.e. French) and internal (aka “love languages” for each person), are a set of forms of knowledge that all Adult citizens of any democratic nation or movement must learn anew, continually, just as with mathematical language:
Mathematical Language is far simpler:
(3 ^ 0)(3 ^3) =(1)(3 cubed) = 3 cubed = 3*3*3 = 27
|Day 23 Lesson Plan (pdf format)|
|Grammar: Essay writing 4/4 on paper|
|more Power practice: powers of products and quotients practice|
|Challenging exponents practice using The Power Rule|
End of Week 6 of 18…
And Multiplication as a triangular and universal language: this is so cool, I wish I’d seen this when I was in 2nd or 3rd grade!
And how numbers convert from one form to another, but remain the same number:
1.) Find three different secondary or tertiary sources for the origin or language family of your favorite language, (French, for instance, according to Encyclopedia Brittanica, the BBC, and National Geographic, is Romance…)
2.) Share your findings with us, and write a book, story, blog post or tweet that uses those findings, and then, please tell us about it! If you write a book, once it is published please consider donating a copy to your local public library.
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Shira Destinie A. Jones, MPhil, MAT, BsCs