First graders practice measuring. In this measuring lesson, 1st graders read the story How Big Is a Foot? by Rolf Myller. They measure a partner using standard (ruler) and nonstandard (feet) units.
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Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight
Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...
Pre-K - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Worms: A Farmer's Best Friend
The earthworms on your school campus are an educational resource! Youngsters learn about the benefits worms bring to farmers, and listen to a book revealing the interesting truth about these slimy annelids (titles recommended). Then,...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How Tall is the Gingerbread Man?
The gingerbread man has finally been caught, now find out how tall he is with this measurement activity. Using Unifix® cubes, marshmallows, buttons, and Cheerios, young mathematicians measure and record the height of the gingerbread man...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Whole Language Reading: Pumpkin Pie Baking Activity
Fill your classroom with the delicious aroma of freshly baked pumpkin pie using this fun language arts lesson. Beginning with a class reading of the book Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman, learners practice identifying rhyming words, making...
K - 2nd Math 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