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Strategic Tool Use: Pencil Box Staining

Run Time: 00:04:19

Students in this lesson are working to build and stain wooden pencil boxes. They have to engage with mathematical ideas to make estimates of the amount of stain needed for the boxes. The teacher does not require specific tools be used in calculating this figure, so long as the estimate is accurate.


Content Standard

4.MD Measurement and Data

Practice Standard

5. Use appropriate tools strategically


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