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    defined as what knowledge the student has gained from her previous education the student was tested on the three basic subjects Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic. The student is below grade level in most of these areas. Reading- The student could read most words and passages at a primer level except words ending in the silent “e” even though she has been taught how to read. It took her a very long time to read the passage though. She also had an easy time with the reading comprehension questions, but when she made a mistake during the reading and read plant instead of paint the evaluator asked her “can you plant a boat?” to which she replied “yes.” She wasn’t really grasping the concept instead she was just answering information that was straight out of the text. In a different passage, she was asked “who was home?” and she answered, “the man and his parrot.” She did not realize the parrot isn’t part of the answer because it is not a human being. She also exclaimed at the end “I hate reading.” This proved the reading section to be a true challenge for her. Writing- The student can write her full name and telephone number. She can write words and short sentences. There can however, be minor grammatical errors with these sentences and they include many as well. She has not yet learned about proper punctuations. Arithmetic- Fraidy has acquired some basic mathematical skills. She knows addition and subtraction of one digit numbers fluently she can also do some…

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    Autotelic Arithmetics

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    Autotelic Arithmetic: An Enthusiastic Mathematician’s Take on Flow and Meaning Flow and meaning are highly significant concepts in understanding autotelism and the feeling of significance in relation to human nature. These ideas are isolated components of the holistic field of human flourishing; an area of psychology dedicated to comprehending well-being, happiness and the way we thrive. An aspect of my life that I feel I can best attribute these concepts to is my appreciation of mathematics.…

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    The Devil’s Arithmetic, ADD jews to camps, SUBTRACT them from societies lives, MULTIPLY the Jewish problems, DIVIDE the existence of the Jewish population. Every kind of person Adolf Hitler hated when found, would have been tossed into a concentration camp. Those camps and facilities brutalized and shaped the survivors of the Holocaust the people know today. The novel of The Devil’s Arithmetic helps the world remember those events, more than the movie, from its describing of the choosing's,…

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    When my Language Arts teacher first said we were going to read The Devils Arithmetic I thought the book would be about the devil and what he's like but as we started reading the book I realized its not about the devil its about how the Jews had a devastating life working at concentration camps for the Nazis. When we started to read The Devils Arithmetic there was a girl named Hannah. Hannah is a strong teen who in the movie and the book went back in time and relived the war. As Hannah fights for…

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    The first I heard “The Devils Arithmetic” I thought it would be about the devil and hell, but as I read and watched the movie I noticed that it was actually about The Nazis keeping up with his prisoner. Then I thought back to when I was in 5th grade, in Mrs. Carter class, we read a book and watched a movie about Ann Frank and the Nazis. Both the movie and the novel have a lot of similarities. However, the novel and the book have differences also. Hashanah finally wakes up. When she wakes up she…

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    these people allow us to understand their number systems and their understanding and use of simple arithmetic concepts. Introduction Egyptians and Babylonians are groups of people who both developed mathematical concepts on their own societies. We can learn much from their ways of thinking by the evidence that was left from them. Egyptians are famous for their hieroglyphics which…

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    The novel The Devils Arithmetic describes what real camp survivors of the Holocaust had to go through, and it shows how satanic the Nazis were. After the story there was an epilogue that told you the truth about the story. The author of the novel had changed the names of everyone, but all the devastating, and tragic events are real even though they are hard to believe. In the begging of the novel Nazi soldiers had come into the countryside, and interrupted Fagye’s wedding. This upset her,…

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    Did you know that important life lessons were made throughout the book and the movie, Devil's Arithmetic? In 1999, Donna Deitch made a movie version of Jane Yolen's novel Devil's Arithmetic. The book and the movie are both set in Poland, during the holocaust. In both versions, Hannah gets transported back in time to the the holocaust. Throughout the movie of Devil's Arithmetic, what happens to Hannah is very similar to the novel by Jane Yolen. However, the movie is different from the book…

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    Once I first heard the title The Devils Arithmetic I figured it would be about demons and supernatural creatures. While I was reading the book it made me think about the movie I watched in my Facing history class the Boy In The Striped Pajamas. After I finish reading and watching the Devils Arithmetic I understood the Holocaust and how the Nazis were treating the Jews like slaves. The Devils Arithmetic actually referred to the book and the movie the Nazis were the devils, and the…

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    Over six million Jews died in the Holocaust. Around seven million Soviet soldiers died in the Holocaust. Over a million Gypsies died in the Holocaust. Over a thousand homosexuals died in the Holocaust. The list of deaths goes on and on. The crimes committed by the Nazis were felt all across the globe. The Devil’s Arithmetic illustrates these atrocities wonderfully. There are a few similarities and many differences between the book and movie of The Devil’s Arithmetic. There are two…

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