In this lesson, students read the book How Big Is a Foot?, by Rolf Myller. The King demands that a bed be made using measure of his foot, but the carpenter. he had an idea! HE WOULD GIVE THE QUEEN A BED. The Queen did not have a bed because at the time beds had not been invented. So even Someone who. Once upon a time, there lived a king and a queen. They were a happy couple because they had everything in the world.

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Jun 23, Isabel Hernandez rated it it was amazing Shelves: From then on, they used only the king’s foot size when measuring so there would be no confusion. Feedback Privacy Policy Feedback. I rofl recommend this to have in your classroom! The book tells how the measurement of a foot came about.

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It’s a great book to use when teaching standard and non-standard methods of measurement. It is great for introducing non-standard measurement and standard measurement to students.

Paperback48 pages. Also, students have a chance to practice the usage of a ruler. More importantly, they understood why rolt have standard measurements in place. The Queen has everything, everything except a bed. In our world, dimensions could be a hard thing for young students to understand and I think this story is a clever way to bring up that issue.


How Big Is a Foot?

Its something the children would adore. He declares her however many feet, but when the apprentice measures, the bed is too small.

This book talks about how ymller foot came from the king’s foot. This is a great book to use in a younger classroom with measuring.

As well as who was making the measurements for example one persons foot could be 8 in and anothers mylller in which means there is a difference of 4 in.

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Snow Gold By Joella Maes I staggered out of bed, thinking how aggravating it was to go to school, when I finally looked outside and it was snowing! This is a terrific book to demonstrate and engage in a discussion about standard and non standard measurements.

What will happen in the end, you’ll have to read to find out! They had shared everything. How big is the bed?

The queens birthday came and she rec This is about a king and his bog. Open Ended Question to invite mathematical thinking: Lists with This Book.

ibg Apr 17, Honah Miller added it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Oct 24, Monalisa Johnson-brown added it Shelves: Apr 07, Marina rated it it was amazing Shelves: My presentations Profile Feedback Log out. So from that point on, they used the king’s feet measurements to measure anything. This a perfect book It is the Queen’s birthday and the King has decided that her present should be a bed.

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However, I am a teacher so the lesson applications make my teaching genes dance with excitement. The apprentice uses the marble copy and is able to successfully make a bed big enough for the queen.

The thing that caught my attention most was the dedication, it read “to the wonderful metric system without whose absence in this countr This book uses a story of how the measurement of a “foot” was invented. I liked this book okay. Students were making connection between the story and their hands on hoe measuring space and objects in the classroom and at home. How can they figure out what size the bed should b The King wants to give the Queen something special for her birthday. When the bed was made hw the King’s foot measurements the be came out big enough.

Feb 21, Tony Ruiz rated it really liked it Shelves: Written and illustrated by Rolf Muller.