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A Mathematical Exploration of Grandpa's Quilt

Anne Reynolds, Darlinda Cassel, Eileen Lillard 

March 2006, Volume 12, Issue 7, Page 340

Abstract:
A mathematics unit developed with second-grade students based on the story Grandpa's Quilt. The activities encourage students to make connections with a number of areas of mathematics, particularly patterns and relationships, measurement, geometry, and spatial sense as well as multiplication activities. Examples of way to implement the unit in the mathematics classroom are included.

Keywords:
Multicultural
Article
Grades 3-5
Conceptual Development
Communication
Area
Geometric Patterns
Teacher
Length
Manipulatives
Modeling
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Student Work
Reasoning and Proof
Representation
Multiplication and Division
Shapes