Measuring Penny

Author: Loreen Leedy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805065725
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Lisa learns about the mathematics of measuring by measuring her dog Penny with all sorts of units, including pounds, inches, dog biscuits, and cotton swabs.


Author: Penny Dowdy
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780778743415
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Introduces the basic concepts and tools of measurement, using everyday activities and items to illustrate the measurement of length, height, width, mass, and capacity.

Meeting The Math Standards With Favorite Picture Books

Author: Bob Krech
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439318891
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MEASUREMENT Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy (Holiday House, 1997)
Lisa's teacher gives the class an interesting homework assignment. He asks his
students to go home and measure something: a sofa, a television set, a doll —
anything. They are to measure it in as many ways as they can (height, width,
length, weight, volume, temperature, time), record the results, and do at least one
comparison. When Lisa gets home she is greeted by her dog, Penny. She
immediately ...

Using Children S Literature To Teach Problem Solving In Math

Author: Jeanne White
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315527529
Size: 74.40 MB
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In the book Measuring Penny (1997), Lisa's teacher assigns a homework project
in which the students have to choose an object using standard and nonstandard
units of measure. Lisa chooses to measure her dog, Penny, and other dogs in her
neighborhood. She creates drawings and diagrams to keep track of her results,
using various mathematical symbols and terms while she labels her units. You
and your students can use examples in the book to create word problems relating

Inquiring Scientists Inquiring Readers

Author: Jessica Fries-Gaither
Publisher: NSTA Press
ISBN: 1936959542
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Read Measuring Penny to the class. As you read, students will record the
characteristics Lisa measured and the units she used. Allow students to choose
the method they will use to record the measurements. 6. Make a list of the
characteristics and units students have recorded. Organize the list as a two-
column graphic organizer, with one column labeled “Characteristic” and the other
“Unit.” Marvel with your students about the number of Penny's characteristics that
Lisa measured.

Content Area Literacy For Diverse Learners

Author: Virginia McCormack
Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 1604941413
Size: 61.94 MB
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Level: Kindergarten – Grade 1 Summary: This book explains what mathematics is
and how it feels to do math. The book also shows some basic mathematical
concepts such as sorting and measuring. Teaching Ideas: I would have the
students read this book independently, probably for homework, and the next day I
would give the students the quiz that accompanies the book to make sure the
students understood the concepts of the book. Leedy, Loreen. Measuring Penny.
Henry Holt ...

Strategies For Developing Higher Order Thinking Skills

Author: Wendy Conklin
Publisher: Shell Education
ISBN: 1425808190
Size: 70.44 MB
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Read aloud the children's picture book, Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy (
2000) . Discuss with students all the different measurements that the main
character, Lisa, takes using her dog, • Students will use English to obtain,
process, construct, and provide subject matter information in spoken and written
form (TESOL 2 .2) Penny . 2. Tape several sheets of chart paper to the board .
Tell students they will be doing an activity called brainstorming . • Measure Me (
pages 163–168) Tell ...

Mapping Penny S World

Author: Loreen Leedy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805072624
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After learning about maps in school, Lisa maps all the favorite places of her dog Penny.

Strategies For Developing Higher Order Thinking Skills Levels K 2

Author: Wendy Conklin
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1425894798
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Higher-Order Thinking Skill ' Brainstorming Standards ' Students will understand
the basic measures length, width, height, weight, and temperature (McREL 4.1)
Students will use English to obtain, process, construct, and provide subject matter
information in spoken and written form (TESOL 2.2) Materials Measure Me (
pages 163—168) Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy (2000) Chart paper
Construction paper One photograph of each student Rulers Meter sticks
Measuring tapes ...