some pages torn from old calendars.
at least one page per student.
children select any two-date by
(four dates) square on their calendar sheets.
them to find the sums of the diagonals. They are always identical.
the students to select any
squares of nine dates on their pages.
must find the sums of the two diagonals, the center column and the
discover that all four sums are also identical.
check off any full week of
through Saturday) on their calendar sheets.
each child states his or her answer orally, the group will be surprised
to learn that a common answer "seven" is shared by all.
then find the sum of all the dates and divide that sum by Wednesday's
working with calendar patterns,
begin to see and seek out other patterns that occur everywhere in math.
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