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ERIC Number: EJ458319
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0004-136X
The Patchwork Quilt: A Context for Problem Solving.
Carey, Deborah A.
Arithmetic Teacher, v40 n4 p199-203 Dec 1992
Discusses how children's literature can be used as a context to develop problem-solving tasks. Illustrates this idea by developing tasks to teach concepts related to multiplication through the context of "The Patchwork Quilt," a children's book by Valerie Flournoy. Suggests activity extensions to determine unit sizes, draw scale models, and make a quilt. (MDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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