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The Largest Area

A song based on the writing of seventh/eighth grade students. Students did the following:

  • Second grade students read the story Wolf Gets Hurt
  • They explored the math in the story (buidling a rectangular pen for the wolf)
  • They shared their learning with the seventh/eighth grade class
  • The seventh/eighth grade students read the story A New Home For Scruffy
  • They explored the math in the story (buidling pen with the largest rectangular area with only 18 metres of fencing)
  • Students drew pictures and wrote lyrics to describe what they learned
  • Student lyrics was compiled to create two songs
  • The seventh/eighth grade students shared their learning with the second grade students
  • Then, all the students sang the songs together

THE LARGEST AREA
(Live your Life)

GRADE TWOS ROCK (AY)
AT READING MATH STORIES
SCRUFFY NEEDS A PEN (AY)
WITH THE LARGEST AREA

WE BUILT A PEN (AY)
LARGE ENOUGH FOR SCRUFFY
4 BY 5 (AY)
WE PLOTTED LENGTH AND AREA

THE HILL SHAPE (AY)
HELPED ME SEE
THE 4.5 SQUARE (AY)
HAS THE LARGEST AREA