Estimating Beans with Jack


  • Aug 16 2010 6:39 PM

    Rita Nutsch

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This lesson from, reviewed for grades Pre-K-2 by Illuminations, deals with estimation and data collection. Students begin by hearing the story of "Jack and the Beanstalk" and then estimate the number of jellybeans they think they can hold in their hand. The teacher creates a large chart which displays children's estimations and actual findings. Read the full review on the Illuminations site, where you can access this resource directly.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 2

    Topics: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Probability, Number Sense, Mathematics

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Hands-on Learning