Child will either draw a diagram, be given grid paper (1"x1") or use a bucket of at least 30 unit tiles.
DIRECTIONS TO CHILD
(a) Make the largest square you can from 18 small equal squares. Use the grid paper to show this.
(c) Any left over? If yes, how many? (d) Which of the following multiplication problems is your big square most like?
3x3? 4x4? 5x5?
(e) How many more squares do you need to make the next larger square? Draw it or use tiles.
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