Title

Inchworm and a Half: Developing Fraction and Measurement Concepts Using Mathematical Representations

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Teaching Children Mathematics

Volume

10

Issue

5

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Publication Date

2004

First Page

244

Last Page

252

Abstract

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.

Comments

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