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One Rod Tall

I’ve written before about reading books to my kids and following up with an activity. I read the poem one_inch_tall to my 6th graders as we’re studying ratios and proportions. One Inch Tall by Shel Silverstein If you were only one inch tall, you’d ride a worm to school. The teardrop of a crying ant would be your swimming pool. A […]

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Math and Literature

This morning I read If You Hopped Like a Frog by David M. Schwartz to my 6th graders.  They are learning about ratios and rates and how to solve proportions.  It’s a wonderful book and beautifully illustrated by James Warhola.  In the back of the book, the author has questions that you can ask students to work on — I made this worksheet if_you_hopped_like_a_frog based on that. […]

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