Mother any distance
We had been studying Praise Song For My Mother and I wanted to give students an unseen poem to compare in preparation for an exam. I asked a volunteer to measure various things of increasing size using first a ruler and then a tape-measure. I did not offer to hold the other end of the tape so they found it very difficult and this led into the activity well.


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Created: Sep 11, 2011

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