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Pairs of Legs

In this problem students practice counting by twos as they explore the natural phenomenon that legs on creatures always come in pairs, laying the foundation for doubling and halving. A set of cards can be downloaded (pdf) and matched. The Teachers' Notes page offers suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, ideas for extension and support, an expanded set of cards (pdf), and links to related activities (Noah and Number Tracks, both cataloged separately).
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Contributed by: Millennium Mathematics Project, Publisher
Math TopicNumber Sense, Number Concepts, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Basic Operations
Grade LevelK, 1, 2
Resource TypeActivity

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (United Kingdom)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary ConnectionScience
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorMillennium Mathematics Project, Publisher
    • Publication Date2011-05
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2007 University of Cambridge
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    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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