The Envelope Number Line Tutorial
November 3, 2014
This page has been many days in the making: It has been some time since I’ve felt so challenged by a tutorial page that I wanted to make.
I see this structure as a way to make a number line, but it can be many different things. My last post showed pictures of how the pockets facilitate exchangeable content. I can imagine it with all sorts of variations. Milestones of a journey would lend itself well to this structure. A timeline comes to mind, too, showing hours, or days, or weeks, or months, or years, or centuries, with the cards giving information about changes over various time intervals.
One of my favorite time-line projects that I’ve done with 10-year-old children is one that showed major world events on the top side of the line, and personal life events, such as the birth of a cousin, on the bottom side. Hmm…I should dig up those photos, that was a great project, but I digress.
Here’s my black and white version of the directions:
If anyone makes this PLEASE send photos! You can find my email under the About tab.