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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The bed is 3 feet wide and 6 feet long. She was able to fit on it and she liked it very much. The problem was that the king asked this apprentice to measure the length using his feet which was smaller than the kings.

Lists with This Book. How can they figure out what size the bbig should be? Aug 10, Karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jun 15, Teri rated it really liked it Shelves: Once ro,f a time there lived a King and his wife, the Queen.

How Big Is A Foot? 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. It helped students learn how ofot 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.

Good picture books make math so much more fun. The king wanted to give his wife a bed for her birthday so he measured the size he wanted it to be with his foot. I would recommend this to have in your classroom!

It was the queen’s birthday and rolff king decided to give the her a bed. The King in this story wants to make a bed for the queen so he iz his servant to measure how long the bed should be using the servant’s feet in which the bed came out too small. The king asked his apprentice to measured how long the bed should be with his feet and sent the measurements to the maker. 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 ny of a “foot” was invented.


I feel as though it would be a good book rofl read before teaching about the metric unit, however, I am unsure if I could incorporate it or not.

The hierarchy of characters with in the story may pose a challenge with children who are not used to reading these types of stories.

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

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How could we use other body parts to measure things? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I read it to my second graders since we are exploring measurements. Believe A Little More Mark 5: How can they figure out what size the bed should b The King wants to give the Queen something special for her birthday. Then we measured Syd’s bed in these “feet” and of course everyone had a different measurement. However, no one knows how big a bed rol so the golf goes through a lot t How big is your foot, is a rather clever way to teach your students about measurement.

The text and pictures are oriented differently on each page sometimes in the middle, left, right, or even going diagonally across the page. I thought this was a clever story for children because it teaches dimensions and everybody needs to know that. The bed must be big enough to fit the queen.

How Big Is a Foot?

Also, students have a chance to practice the usage of a ruler. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system.

How Bis Is a Foot? About project SlidePlayer Terms of Service. We think you have liked this presentation. The book underlines the several measurable attributes of an object. It is the Queen’s birthday and the King has decided that her present should be a bed.


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With it, he measured 3 feet wide and 6 feet long and built a bed to fit the queen. There is also very little context with the illustrations.

Written and illustrated by Rolf Muller”. This story tells the story about how the standard measurement of a foot came about.

As a class, the students mjller measure different items using the How Bis Is a Foot? Finally, the King said the Queen had to be big enough to fit the Queen! I liked this book okay. Common Core Standards K. The bed was too small because the man’s foot was smaller than the king’s.

It’s one Ellie picks out a lot.

The thing that caught my attention most was the dedication, it read “to the wonderful metric system without whose absence in this country this book would not have been possible. The Queen’s birthday is only a few days away. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

This is a terrific book to demonstrate muller engage in a discussion about standard and fokt standard measurements. Mar 31, Roshini R. What will happen in the end, you’ll have to read to find out! Help children discover concepts in standard measurement with this story about an apprentice who designs the bkg bed ever made for the queen.

However, I am a teacher so the lesson applications make my teaching genes dance with excitement.