Measure School Supplies

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Ever wonder how long a pair of scissors are? Find out with this simple measuring activity in which pupils use the provided ruler to determine the length of four common classroom supplies.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Extend the activity by having children measure actual supplies from around the classroom
  • Use this activity as a math learning center in the primary grades
  • Differentiate the activity by having some children measure objects to the nearest half or quarter inch
  • Remind students to label their measurements with the correct units
  • After completing the worksheet, create a class bar graph of the measurements students recorded
Pros

  • Each school item picture has a straight line drawn next to it to support children with making accurate measurements
  • Worksheet includes a clear set of instructions
Cons

  • None
Common Core