Scissor Function

Activity Type: Small Group
Beginning Arithmetic Patterner

Quick Description:

Children generate a rule based about how many pieces of string they will have for each cut they make, representing the function y = x + 1. (Clements & Sarama, 2021)

Special Thanks To

Institute of Education Sciences
The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through grant numbers R305K050157, R305A120813, R305A110188, and R305A150243. to the University of Denver. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.