How to Estimate Length: Spark Your Learning Activity

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WF1594101 How to Estimate Length Hero

Are you looking for guidance on how to support your students in building their mathematical perseverance with authentic, open-ended problems? Try adding this activity designed for Grade 2 on estimation of length with your elementary school classroom.

Estimating Length Activity

In this activity, students see a photograph of yarn. They work in pairs to estimate the yarn’s length.

In the teacher edition, there are step-by-step instructions on how to elicit thoughtful questions and responses to tasks that ask students to estimate length. The lesson includes helpful tips on how to motivate students to assess their work, persevere to find solutions, and advance to the next level.

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