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Study Jams! Measure LengthLesson Planet
2 mins 2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Mia's pet lizard has grown a lot since he was a baby and she needs help measuring his length now that he's an adult. After choosing the best tool for the job, RJ goes step by step through the measurement process, modeling how to use both...
Toothbrush MeasuringLesson Planet
Pre-K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Ever wonder how many marshmallows long your toothbrush is? Well, you're in luck! This hands-on measurement activity requires young mathematicians to determine the length of their toothbrush using Unifix® cubes, buttons, Cheerios, bear...
Problems with MeasuresLesson Planet
2nd - 3rd CCSS: Designed
Yards or inches? Understanding measurements has a lot to do with units, so give scholars some scenarios and have them choose the appropriate unit. There are six labeled images here requiring weight, distance, length, and capacity. They...
Back To the Basics: MeasurementLesson Planet
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Lead the class in a review of the basic concepts and procedures involved in measuring length, weight, and volume. After whole group instruction, small groups and individuals practice measuring by completing a variety of fun activities...
Customary Units of Length - Practice 6.2Lesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Fifth graders complete nine problems in which they work with converting customary units of length such as feet to yards, and yards to miles. They compare measurements using inequality signs in six examples, and answer two test prep...
Longer and Heavier? Shorter and Heavier?Lesson Planet
K CCSS: Designed
For many young children it seems obvious that longer objects are heavier than shorter objects. This assumption is put to the test as the class investigates the relationship between length and weight in a whole-group activity. Using a...
Comparing Volumes of Cereal BoxesLesson Planet
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes...
Lesson 2: Measurement ToolsLesson Planet
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Elementary schoolers examine the uses of rulers, scales, and measuring cups. They determine the criteria for the use of each tool and visit different areas of school to find items that can be measured with these tools. Everyone takes...
Study Jams! Tools of MeasurementLesson Planet
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
From temperature and mass, to length and volume, there are many different types of measurement. Expose young learners to a variety of measurement tools using this slide show of real-life pictures. Go through the presentation one image at...