In this lesson, students read the book How Big Is a Foot?, by Rolf Myller. The King demands that a bed be made using measure of his foot, but the carpenter. he had an idea! HE WOULD GIVE THE QUEEN A BED. The Queen did not have a bed because at the time beds had not been invented. So even Someone who. Once upon a time, there lived a king and a queen. They were a happy couple because they had everything in the world.

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HOW BIG IS A FOOT? Written and illustrated by Rolf Muller

This exercise should show This book is great for introducing non standard measurement and standard measurement to students. When talking about how the foot came around and how people started using the foot, this would be a good book to use. This could be a language challenge for some children. I would use this book for students in K-2nd grade. Its something the children would adore.

It was the queen’s birthday and the king decided to give the her a bed. It helped students learn how important measurement was and how important it is that the same length the original item was measured with is the same object and length the other person uses to make the final product i.

Finally the king measured with his feet and send it to the maker. They had shared foog. Lists with This Book.

Oct 11, Shelby Beasley rated hod really liked it Shelves: The king wanted a bed for his wife so he measured it using his feet. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


ibg After reading this book we made can make tracings of our own feet and cut out foot long foot shapes to make an outline of our own beds that will be 4 ft x 6 ft. Refresh and try again. The trouble is that no one in the Kingdom knows the answer myllerr a very important question: The queens birthday came and she rec This is about a king and his wife.

The problem was that the king asked this apprentice to measure the length using his feet which was smaller than the kings.

Common Core Standards K. This book is awesome and every kindergarten teacher should have it. About project SlidePlayer Terms of Service.

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This is a great book when teaching measurement. All my girls traced their feet and cut them out. If a teacher were working on measurement with their students in the classroom, the teacher could instruct students to explore the classroom and measure and record the lengths of different items using a ruler as well as their own choice of unit for measurement.

I could use this bg with students when exploring the classroom, measuring, and recording the lengths of different items using a ruler as well as their own choice of unit for measurement. The thing that caught my attention most was the dedication, it read “to the wonderful metric system without whose absence in this countr This book uses a story of how the measurement of a “foot” was invented.

This book is filled with a lot of catchy and interesting ways of measurement. This a funny, simple book that I probably wouldn’t enjoy if I wasn’t a mller. Finally, the King said the Queen had to be big enough to fit the Queen!

How Big Is a Foot?

Apr 14, Roshunda Harris rated it it was amazing Shelves: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. They thought the book was funny, and the illustrations are colorful without being distracting from the purpose of the book.


Also, students have a chance to practice the usage of a ruler. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The king gives him a specific length and width of 6 feet by 3 feet. In order to craft this bed, the king has to measure his wife, so he has her lay down and he walks the length and width of her.

I really enjoyed this book. Oct 24, Monalisa Johnson-brown added it Shelves: I read it to my second graders since we are exploring measurements.

Feb 18, Danielle Boles rated it it was amazing. Students can get involved in measuring activities in the classroom and they can also measure their feet in non standard measurement and check what their standard measurement is.

How Big Is a Foot? by Rolf Müller

How big is the bed? They were a happy couple for they had everything in the World. Written and illustrated by Rolf Jow. It discusses how we came to know a foot equates to 12 inches. They were able to apply what was learned in class to suggest why the king’s measurem This is a terrific book to demonstrate and engage in a discussion about standard and non standard measurements. Extend concepts in small groups where students measure various objects with their feet. This is a great book to use in a younger classroom with measuring.

They were able to apply what was learned in class to suggest why the king’s measurement and the apprentice’s measurement differed.

Paperback48 pages. They had talked about everything. Dec 10, Tiana added it.