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Other

Description:

A classroom activity (also called Hop, Skip, Jump) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through large movement experience, manipulatives, and an interactive Java applet. Students then revisit the activity, look for patterns, and write the answer algebraically. The activity: there are seven stepping stones and six people. On the three lefthand stones, facing the center, stand three of the people. The other three people stand on the three righthand stones, also facing the center. The center stone is not occupied. Everyone must move so that the people originally standing on the righthand stepping stones are on the lefthand stones, and those originally standing on the lefthand stepping stones are on the righthand stones, with the center stone again unoccupied. A a href= /alejandre/frisbie/jam.html teacher lesson plan/a is provided.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 5,Grade 8,Grade 9,Mathematics,Grade 7,Process skills,Upper Elementary,Algebra,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184352774T,Modeling,Informal Education,Middle School,Patterns,Elementary School,Algorithms,Logic,Representation,Computing and Information,General,High School,Problem solving,Education

Language:

English

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