How Do You Measure Up?
Students explore the concept of measurement, modelling the increments on a standard ruler using cubes and grid paper. They identify the length of a line to a designated standard unit and measure specified body parts.
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"How Do You Measure Up?" Measurement Patterns
Students explore measurement units by completing a math worksheet. In this human body measurement activity, students read the book How Do You Measure Up and practice measuring their limbs, head and other parts of their body with standard...
4th - 5th Math
New Review Do You Measure Up?—Measuring Up
Decide which metric to use for conversions. The class reviews metric units for measurement and organizes them within categories. Using their knowledge of relative sizes of the units, pupils practice converting units of measurement in the...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Convert Measurements to Solve Weight Problems
How do you break down and solve a word problem that involves converting weight measurements? And how can that help decide how many strawberries are needed in fruit salad? That's the focus of this lesson. A handy review of metric units...
6 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Use a Proportion to Find a Part of a Whole?
There are two methods for finding the percentage of a number. One is to use an equation, and the other is to use a proportion. This tutorial demonstrates with clear examples how to implement the proportion method. Insert this video into...
3 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Subtract a Negative Number from a Positive Number?
Subtracting an integer is as simple as adding the opposite value. Watch this video to see an example of how to change the signs and then add the two integers. Use this as a review after you have taught this valuable skill to your middle...
1 min 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable