- You will need grid paper and rulers for this activity.
- Have your kids draw a rectangle on the grid paper and draw a straight line diagonally from corner to corner.
- Have them find how many squares the line passed through.
- Instruct them to draw several other rectangles of differing sizes and find the number of squares that a diagonal line passes through for each.
- They should be able to come up with a system that will work with any size rectangle.

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- Monster Math
- Turkey Math
- Discover Music
- Hieroglyphics
- Non-fiction Poetry
- Distances Traveled
- Observe An Inchworm
- Inclined to Slide
- Potato Latkes
- Olympic Rings
- Broken Ruler
- Always Say Never Sometimes
- Dice Probability
- What Do I Want to Know?
- What’s Your Valentine Worth?
- Cinderella, Cinderella
- Poetry vs. Prose
- Back to Back
- Spin-and-Spell
- Inching Along
- U.S. Percentages
- Toothpick Sculptures
- Round vs. Flat
- Valentine Placemats
- Beast Feast
- Pumpkin Volumes
- Bumper Stickers
- Macaroni Names
- Author Spotlight
- Patron Saint of Lovers
- The Real Reason
- Irish Mobiles
- Scariest Jack-O-Lantern Contest
- Count Pine Cone Scales
- Discoverer of America?
- Fact and Opinion
- Magnet Fishing
- Personal vs. Country Pride
- How Much Does Your Name Weigh?
- Word Association
- The Scariest Thing
- How Many Squares?
- Mini-Parade
- Discovering the Area of Triangles
- All About Columbus
- New Year’s Resolutions
- Create a Collage
- Favorite Olympic Athlete
- Letter of Apology

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