The Dot

SJS has been studying the Engineering Habits of Mind. To practice our newest focus on open-mindedness we read the story, The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds.  Then the first graders were given one black dot and one sheet of plain white paper. They were challenged to imagine what the dot could possibly be and illustrate their idea. The students had to keep an open-mind and visualize what their classmates saw the do as being, learning that everyone can look at things differently and that sometimes there is more than one right answer .

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