Chrysanthemum Problems

This power point will give you ideas for how to use the book to develop a variety of math concepts. It hits all the foundations we want to consider: Pattern, Sorting, Problem Solving, Number, Measurement.   Primary Ideas for Chrysanthemum

 

I sorted all the names in the book 2 different ways:

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Chrys names graph

Students trying to sort names from the book according to number of letters.

compare chrys

Comparing the length of your name to Chrysanthemum.

 

Chrys 6

A student solution. He matched blocks to the letters and got rid of the strips.

 

Chrys 1

 

Chrys 2

Interesting she found her name inside. What would she do if all the letters of her name were not there?

 

Chrys 3

Love to see this kind of strategy. A student solution to show other students.