Estimation Station: Why Estimating is Better than Guessing

Youngsters discover the difference between estimating and guessing. They estimate how many items are contained in a jar as they read a story. After the story, pupils discover the differences between estimating and guessing and create a line plot to help them estimate.

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Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Presentation
Year
2010
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