12 Inch Ruler

Lesson Plan for Early Elementary Socratic Seminar:

This seminar focuses on the 12″ ruler and culminates in an informational comparison task.

This seminar, designed for Math classes in Early Elementary grades, guides students to explore the themes of communication, Measure, Standard, truth, Unit.

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Sample Socratic Seminar Questions

Socratic Seminar questions are designed to provoke creative and critical thinking. Sample discussion questions from this lesson plan include:

  • Why are the inches marked on your ruler broken down into smaller units? How do they help you measure things?
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Lesson Plan:

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