Find a Pattern with "One Grain of Rice"


  • Jul 29 2010 4:48 PM

    Rita Nutsch

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In this lesson from the Educator's Reference Desk, reviewed for grades 6-8 by Illuminations, students read the story "One Grain of Rice," then use the problem solving strategy of "find a pattern" to predict the number of grains of rice Rani 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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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

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


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Discussions