3 Act: I’m Floored!

I’ve been spending some time redoing my floors and as I was planning for the threshold, I thought this would make a great task! This is a great task for CCSS 5.NF.A.1.

Act 1:

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

Act 2:

After watching Act 1, you might introduce students to laminate flooring and joining one surface to another. Have them take a look at this guide to plan the threshold being used and explore the space needed.

One you have done that, you can share the following information:

Type of Threshold being installed

At this point you can either have them use the whole guide (above) to find the information needed or share this image of the page for the threshold.

Length from last board to tile

Act 3:


Final Measurement

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