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How do you Measure Up?

Second graders investigate measurement and proportion.  In this second grade mathematics lesson,  students read Biggest, Strongest, Fastest by Steve Jenkins and measure weight, height, and length as explore what they would be like or what they could do if they possessed some of the characteristics of the animals in the book.  Students use proportions and round answers to whole numbers.

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Resource Details

Grade
2nd
Subjects
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2003
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