What’s the logic? – Entry 3 Group 2 classnotes -8th March 2016


  1. Picture quiz (last week’s spellings)

  2. What’s the logic quiz

  3. Purpose of text – matching & reading

  4. Yohanne’s fantastic presentation

  5. Talking about and practising for the reading exam.

 Logic quizzes:

The Doctor:

The Car Park:Brain teaser: This logic problem from a Hong Kong elementary school entrance exam has become a viral sensation, leaving many adults stumped. Children, however, can solve it in 20 seconds The Car Park – solution here

The Waiter

Three men in a cafe order a meal the total cost of which is £15. They each contribute £5. The waiter takes the money to the chef who recognizes the three as friends and asks the waiter to return £5 to the men.

The waiter is not only poor at mathematics but dishonest and instead of going to the trouble of splitting the £5 between the three he simply gives them $1 each and pockets the remaining £2 for himself.

Now, each of the men effectively paid £4, the total paid is therefore £12. Add the £2 in the waiters pocket and this comes to £14…..where has the other £1 gone from the original £15?

The Father

A mother is 21 years older than her child. In exactly 6 years from now, the mother will be exactly 5 times as old as the child.

Where’s the father?

Purpose of text quizzes:

Entry 1 & Entry 2

Entry 3 quiz

Today’s words:


ice hockey:


ice skating:


rollerskates & rollerblades:


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