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Circle Time Magazine Season 1, Episode 2 Knowledge Check

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Circle Time Magazine Season 1, Episode 2 Knowledge Check

Knowledge Check Answer Key (Questions 1 – 4)

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Question 1: In this episode, Manuela shared several strategies for playing math games with children. From the below list, choose the SEVEN strategies that were mentioned.

Option 1: Correct Answer

Describe what children are doing as they play games to give them new vocabulary.

Option 2

Correct toddlers when they count incorrectly.

Option 3: Correct Answer

Focus on the fun! As soon as the game stops being fun for children, stop playing it.

Option 4: Correct Answer

Plan ahead and select a math learning goal you want to address during the game.

Option 5: Correct Answer

Avoid competition.

Option 6: Correct Answer

Ask open-ended questions as you play. Example: How do you know that's more?

Option 7

Save math talk to use during math games versus throughout the day.

Option 8: Correct Answer

Relate games to the children.

Option 9: Correct Answer

Remind children there are multiple ways to figure out a solution. 

Question 2: Which non-standard measurement tools might a child use? (Select all that apply.) 

Option 1: Correct Answer

Their foot.

Option 2: Correct Answer

Their hand.

Option 3: Correct Answer

A toy car.

Option 4

A scale.

Option 4

A ruler.

Question 3: What were some of the suggestions Liz had for scaffolding the car game that she demonstrated with Dawn and Virginia?  

Option 1

Describing the measurable attributes.

Option 2

Adding a graphing element.

Option 3

Incorporating a pattern into the game.

Option 4: Correct Answer

All the above. 

Question 4: In this episode many measurement concepts were discussed. From the list below, select those that relate to measurement. (Select all that apply.) 

Option 1: Correct Answer

More

Option 2: Correct Answer

Less

Option 3: Correct Answer

Equal

Option 4: Correct Answer

Volume

Option 5: Correct Answer

Short

Option 6: Correct Answer

Long

Option 7: Correct Answer

Fast

Option 8: Correct Answer

Slow

Option 9: Correct Answer

Light

Option 10: Correct Answer

Heavy

Option 11: Correct Answer

Full

Option 12: Correct Answer

Empty

Option 13: Correct Answer

Closer

Option 14: Correct Answer

Farther

Option 15: Correct Answer

Distance

Option 16: Correct Answer

Graphing

Option 17: Correct Answer

Chart

Option 19: Correct Answer

Estimate

Option 20: Correct Answer

Predict

Tip: Consider printing this list of words to describe measurement and posting it in your program.

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