Inchworm and a Half: Developing Fraction and Measurement Concepts Using Mathematical Representations
Teaching Children Mathematics
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
This article describes the use of the book Inchworm and a Half to stimulate children's investigations in measurement and number. During a two-day lesson children used physical models and visual representations to develop measurement skills and explore equivalent relationships.
Moyer, P. S., & Mailley, E. (2004). Inchworm and a half: Developing fraction and measurement concepts using mathematical representations. Teaching Children Mathematics, 10(5), 244-252.