Friday, February 12, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day!

Much Love From Mrs. Yollis' Class!

What was your favorite part of the day?

What surprised you about Sweetheart Math? 

Did the box from Paul have more or less hearts?


  1. Dear Mrs.Yollis,

    It was a wonderful movie! You asked about Sweetheart math? I thought it was great. Have a wonderful Valentines Day!

    Your student,
    Jollene :)

  2. @ Jollene,

    Thanks for a terrific comment! You are getting better and better at proofreading! I like that!

    What did you like so much about Sweetheart math? I thought it was interesting that some people had 30 while others got 38 hearts.

    You have a great Valentine's Day too!


    Mrs. Yollis

  3. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    In the Sweetheart Math it surprised that I had 14 purple hearts. I haven't looked in the box yet that Paul gave us, but I guess there will be less in the box.

    I really liked the PhotoPeach video. My favorite part about the video was when the picture turned black and white and then it turned into a color picture. That amazed me.

    What was your favorite part about the PhotoPeach video?

    Your friend,

  4. @ Nick,

    I'm glad you enjoyed the Sweetheart Math lesson. Wow! You got a lot of purple hearts...I think I only got three or four purple, but 32 total hearts!

    I liked the black and white flash feature the best too!

    Happy Valentine's Day!

    Mrs. Yollis

    P.S. Let us know the total number you got from Paul.

  5. Dear Mrs. Yollis and class,

    We really enjoyed your way of learning Math! Amazing video! Thank you for sharing.

    Have a nice Valentine's Day!


  6. @ Ludmila,

    Thanks for your nice comment. We had a fun, full day!

    Many of the students thought that each box would have the same amount as the next. Not true! Some only had 30 and one person's box had 38 hearts.

    Happy Valentine's Day!

    Mrs. Yollis

  7. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    That was a very fun Valentine's Day! I didn't believe that I had the most Sweethearts in the class. My favorite part about the day was passing out candy. ( not just because it is good)

    I did not open up the box from Paul, but I am thinking it has much more Sweethearts


  8. @ Sydney,

    It was a fun Valentine's Day! I liked watching everyone deliver their valentines. It seemed to me that numerous people wrote the names on the valentines in cursive!

    It is pretty unlikely that you will get 38 hearts from Paul's box, but let us know the final count!

    Happy weekend!
    Mrs. Yollis

  9. Dear Mrs. Yollis' Class,
    Happy Valentine's Day to you, also! The video was great. It was very entertaining from start to finish. You should see my valentines picture of Charlie! "He's doggone cute!" Keep up the great work!


  10. Mr Yoliis and Class
    We've checked and yes the time Zone of friends is correct! We are loving watching your classwork from New Zealand, its a huge inspiration for the students across the other side of the world since we have only have just started blogging for 2010!
    Mr Webb, Melville Intermediate School, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand.

  11. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    Thank you for commenting back to me. I did count how many were in the one Paul gave us and it had 39 in it. The purple was the most colors. There were 15 purple ones. Did you get one from Paul? If you did, how many were in it?

    Warm regards,

  12. @ Jonah,

    Thanks for leaving a comment! I'm glad you enjoyed the video.

    I checked out your blog and love the new photo of Charlie. I still have a valentine picture of Charlie holding a love pillow in his mouth. He is one cute dog!

    You are funny...He's doggone cute!

    @ Mr. Webb,

    Thank you for your kind comment. We enjoy following your blog as well. Glad to hear that we have you in the correct timezone. It is interesting to know what time it is where our friends live.

    @ Sydney,

    Wow! You got 39 this time and 38 last time? Lucky! I just counted the box from Paul and it is a new low to our range...28! Now we have a 10 heart range.

    Thanks for a great comment!

    Warm regards to all,
    Mrs. Yollis

  13. Hello Mrs Yollis and her class,

    We are The Smarties, from Western Australia. Your Valentine's Day activities look like fun. We especially likes the Maths you did with heart-shaped lollies. We don't have those here.

    Love from The Smarties

  14. @ The Smarties (from Western Australia),

    Welcome to our blog! Your avatar is colorful and super delicious!

    We had a fun time at our Valentine's Day party with the Sweetheart Math. The box of Sweetheart candies are very common in the United States and have been around for more than a century. They come in seven colors and are stamped with a little saying like Love Me.

    My students were surprised to learn that not all of the boxes held the same number of Sweethearts. The lowest box held 30 and one box held 38. Also, some boxes were loaded with one color of hearts and very few of another. Each box had one thing in common...sweet flavor! :-)

    We hope you come back and visit us again!

    Your friends,
    Mrs. Yollis and class

  15. hi Mrs Yollis just loved the video and loved the sweetheart math you all did.I feel if I did a sweetheart maths at my school I would have enjoyed maths abit more as when I went to school we did maths with different coloured blocks. Hope you all had a lovely Valentines day from AA

  16. Dear Mrs Yollis,
    my name is Bianca and I am in 2km I really enjoyed the video of the sweet heart maths it was a great way of learning maths with lollies if I was in your grade I would eat them all and there would be no time for maths and I dont know if that would be good or bad ha ha nice talking to you love from bianca 2km.

  17. @ Bianca (from 2KM),

    Thanks so much for visiting our blog and for leaving a comment!

    I'm glad you enjoyed our Sweetheart Math. You are the second person who used the word lollies. That must be an Australian word for candies, yes?

    You said that if you were in our class you would have eaten all of them. That would make it a subraction math lesson. Ha! Ha!

    Thanks for visiting!

    Mrs. Yollis

  18. Dear Mrs. Yollis' class,

    I really enjoyed the video. It seems like you all had an extremely fun Valentine's Day! Not to mention a fun free day. This sweetheart Math is really neat! Keep up the good work!

    Best Wishes,
    University of South Alabama


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