First graders measure objects in the classroom using a "foot" print that they cut out. They practice measuring length in the computer lab using a PowerPoint interactive file. Students develop strategies to estimate size.
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Resources and the Environment: The Math Link
Take advantage of this interdisciplinary resource and bring together topics in science, language arts, and math. Use characters and events from the story Tillena Lou's Big Adventure as a context for practicing addition and subtraction,...
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do We Need Measurement Tools?
Why do we need standard measurement? Youngsters will listen to How Big is a Foot? by Rolf Myller, compare family member footprints cut out of paper, and conclude why standard measurement is important. They will also participate in a...
K - 2nd Science CCSS: Designed
Actual Size: Measuring Animals
Elementary schoolers practice their measuring skills using the book entitled Actual Size. They use rulers and tape measures to measure their body parts. After that, everyone reads through the book Actual Size and measures the animals...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable