he had an idea! HE WOULD GIVE THE QUEEN A BED. The Queen did not have a bed because at the time beds had not been invented. So even Someone who. In this lesson, students read the book How Big Is a Foot?, by Rolf Myller. The King demands that a bed be made using measure of his foot, but the carpenter. Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying You will need: A copy of How Big is a Foot?; construction paper; scissors; rulers. the students you are going to read the story How Big Is a Foot? by Rolf Myller.

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Students were making connection between the story and their hands on activities measuring space and objects in the aa and at home. We got out the measuring tape and discussed WHY we need a standard of measurement.

Also, students have a chance to my,ler The book underlines the several measurable attributes of an object. It is a good book to use to show the importance of being consistent when you measure something. The thing that caught my attention most was the dedication, it read “to the wonderful metric system without whose absence in this country this book would not have been possible.

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Open Ended Question to invite mathematical thinking: They were able to apply what was learned in class to suggest why the king’s measurem This is a terrific book to demonstrate and engage in a discussion about standard and non standard measurements. Then we measured Syd’s bed in these “feet” and of course everyone had a different measurement.


Oct 11, Shelby X rated it really liked it Shelves: This book uses a story of how the measurement of a “foot” was invented. How Big is a Bed? Page 1 of 1 Js over Page 1 of 1.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. However, no one knows how big a bed is so the king goes through a lot t How big is your foot, is a rather clever way to teach your students about measurement.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. How can they figure out what size the bed should be? Nov 08, Carrie Gelson rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 20, Shani Cooper rated it liked it.

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He told the man the measurements, so the man measured it using his feet. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It is really too small to read to a class of Kindergarten children. This book is great for introducing non standard measurement and standard measurement to students.

The Queen has everything, everything except a bed. But this book was literally formulated for that, so I’m not going to look that gift horse in the mouth.

Mar 19, Hope Mullinax rated it it was amazing Shelves: Students and teachers alike benefit from integration of content in literacy and math instruction. The Queen’s birthday is only a few days away.

Creatively cute book about measurements, using a king’s actual foot to make a bed for his queen’s birthday present. Nobody the King came in contact could figure out how big a bed was. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The king gives him a specific length and width of 6 feet by 3 feet. I guess the king in the story did have a small foot, so they made the size to go with his foot. This is a great book to use in a younger classroom with measuring. From then on, they used only the king’s foot size when measuring so there would be no confusion.


Are there any ways attention is drawn to the text by playing with size or position? This is rol good math book to use for talking about meas When talking about how the foot came around and how people started using the foot, this would be a rolc book to use. When ,yller bed was made myler the King’s foot measurements the be came out big enough.

It’s a great book to use when teaching standard and non-standard methods of measurement. Then, they could break foof into smaller groups to measure things around the classroom.

All my girls traced their feet and cut them out.

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The hierarchy of characters with in the story may pose a challenge with children who are not used to reading these types of stories. How Big is a Bed?

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The bed was too small because the man’s foot was smaller than the king’s.