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Standard 1: Make Sense of Problems & Persevere in Solving Them

Clip 4/29: Standard 1: Making Sense and Perseverance Using Measurement Part B2


Mathematically proficient students look closely to discern a pattern or structure.

Tracy Sola challenges students to see if it is true that smaller feet need more steps to measure a strip of tape.

Students examine a variety of cutout feet and compare them to the number of feet long the tape is to see if there is a pattern or structure that relates the size of the student foot and the number of steps that represented the length of the tape.

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