Series: Focus on the Child

Seriating Objects by Length and Capacity with Child 20

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A student stacks cups to organize them by size.

Focus on the Child videos are taken from one-on-one interviews with individual children. The interviews are designed to elicit evidence of children’s mathematical thinking. They are not teaching episodes or formal assessments.

Why is this important?

Comparing cups helps this child focus on the attribute of capacity.

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Big Idea

All measurement involves a “fair” comparison. More

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Big Idea

Many different attributes can be measured, even when measuring a single object. More

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Common Core Alignment

Measurement and Data More

Foundational Math Concepts

Source: 10-11 Pre-K Training Video • Copyright: © Erikson Institute • Content ID: EMTR043 ①

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