Introduce: Students are introduced to the concept of a palindrome. A word, phrase, number, or other sequences of characters which read the same backward or forward.
Explore: Students create visual representations of playful palindromes, such as “Yo! Banana boy!” and “Was it Eliot’s toilet I saw?”
Apply and Reinforce: Students brainstorm to complete as many palindromes as they can in a short period of time.
1 - "Stack Cats" poster, introducing students to the definition of a palindrome.
1 - List of 31 playful palindromes (Explore)
1 - 31 printable mini-posters, each featuring a playful palindrome in word art at the top of the page. (Explore)
1 - "Think Fast" Activity sheet with directions. (Apply & Reinforce)