Grade
2

Same & Different: How Tall Are They?

Look at the two pictures. What do you notice?

A. shows a brick wall with 12 rows and 3 columns.Three kids are standing in front of the brick wall. The first child is 8 bricks tall. The second child is 10 bricks tall. The third child is 6 bricks tall. B. shows a brick wall with 6 rows and 3 columns. Three kids are standing in front of the brick wall. The first child is 4 bricks tall. The second child is 5 bricks tall. The third child is 6 bricks tall.B. A brick wall with 6 rows and 3 columns and three kids standing in front of the brick wall. The first child is 4 bricks tall, the second child is 5 bricks tall and the third child is 6 bricks tall.
  1. How are pictures A and B mathematically the same, and how are they different?
    • A and B are the same because …
    • A and B are different because …
  2. Make a third picture that shows something measured.
    Explain how your picture is the same as pictures A and B, and how it is different.