edu180atl: annie gough 10.5.12
I feel like math is helping me learn how to solve questions, and it just feels really good when I write numbers. I feel good about math when my teachers and my friends are there to help me. I like this year’s math because we have something called Math Message. It is fun, and it helps you warm up your brain for math. Sometimes it teaches us something that we already know. It helps us use strategies about counting numbers.
My name is Annie. My teacher’s name is Mrs. Sadler. She taught me how to minus 8’s and 9’s. How do you minus 8’s and 9’s? If the question is 43-8, you would minus 10. That would be 33. Now you add 2 and you have 35. How do you minus 9? If the question is 101-9, you would minus 10. That would be 91. Now you add 1, and you have 92.
I like math because it is good for your brain. I like good stuff for your brain. I like to solve puzzles. I like math because it will help you along the way while you are growing up.
Some people are faster at math, and some are slower. It doesn’t really matter if you are fast. I am one of the slow ones. One of my friends is fast with math, but we both learn. It is not a race. Does it really matter if you are faster or slower? No. It really matters that you learn.
About the author: Annie is a roller-skating, ponytail-wearing, bike-riding 2nd grade girl who loves to read and write and has magnificent teachers.