Act 1 – Lil’ Sister
Look at the picture
- What questions come to your mind?
- How much shorter is Lil’ Sister than her Big Sister?
Here is the height of each girl in cubes
How much shorter was Lil’ Sister than Big Sister?
Compare your answers and share your solution strategy.
Act 4 (the Sequel)
1. How tall are the girls in inches or centimeters? (cube measurement)
2. Change the unit! Can you compare the sisters’ heights using a different unit of measure? (ie: pattern blocks, paper clips, pencils, etc…)
Teacher Note: watch for iteration and students using the same pattern block.
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