Find a Pattern with "One Grain of Rice"


  • Aug 13 2010 9:03 PM

    Rita Nutsch

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In this lesson plan, from the Educator's Reference Desk, reviewed for grades 3-5 by Illuminations, students use the problem solving strategy of "find a pattern" to predict the number of grains of rice Rani (from the book "One Grain of Rice" ) will receive after 30 days. Students use a table to assist with making predictions. Read the full review on the Illuminations site, where you can access this resource directly.

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    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Literary Analysis, Calculus, English-Language Arts, Mathematics, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Measurement & Geometry, Algebra & Functions


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    Teaching Method: Brainstorming; Cooperative Learning; Problem-Solving; Hands-on Learning