Today, we all were sitting in our class when Mr.Jaspal, our math teacher entered the classroom. We greeted him “Good Morning”. He told us we are going to learn about measurement and estimation.
We wrote names of nearby places like the Tailor shop, the idly shop and few more places. First, we estimated in meters, the distance to the places. Then he told us we are going to go to these places and measure the distance to see if we were correct and we can even eat food at the idly shop!! We all were very excited to reach to the idly shop. We even estimated the price we will need to spend. After we all finished the estimation it was time for the measurement part! Mr.Jaspal told us that when we take two steps and it will equal to one meter. We took our pen and notebook and all of us stood outside our classroom in a file. He said “Start”, we all started walking towards the school gate counting our steps. After a minute we reached the school gate. We wrote down the measured distance and saw the different answers we found!
It was really a new lesson to learn! Next, we all started walking to the next distance ‘the first right turn’. We walked on the footpath. After we reached the first right turn we wrote the distance in our notebooks. Mr.Jaspal came on his bike on the road! He followed us making notes and reaching each destination! Alas, we all reached the idly shop. We all more glad than ever. Some of us ate curd rice, some ate idli and most of us ate plain dosa. We all had so much fun, we ate and talked it was a great experience we all enjoyed! We drank water and started counting the distance from the idly shop! This was so fun eating and learning at the same time! We went till the first left turn then the Mantri classic gate wrote down the distance, then we came back to our classroom and relaxed!
WE HAD SUCH A WONDERFULL CLASS, THIS CLASS WAS BETTER THEN ANY MATH CLASS EVER! THIS CLASS WAS BETTER THEN ANY 5 STAR TREATMENT!!!
– Joyce Ahuja