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Guess My Rule


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    Children's Museum Of Houston

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Guess My Rule

In this math activity, learners play a game and try to be the first player to identify their partner's rule. Learners identify the rule by finding commonalities between three familiar objects. Use this activity to help learners practice sorting and classifying. This activity guide contains a material list, sample questions to ask, literary connections, extensions, and alignment to local and national standards.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 8

Resource Types:
Activity, Game, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • 12-15 objects that are familiar

Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Algebra
      • Patterns
    • Data Analysis and Probability
      • Probability
    • Geometry
    • Reasoning and Proof

Informal Categories


  • Games

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • see color
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Children's Museum of Houston,

Funding Source:

  • ExxonMobil

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