Measuring Blocks

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Stack them together to get a measurement. The short activity has pupils work in pairs to measure the lengths of two blocks and then determine the length of the two blocks together. The groups then determine an equation that represents their sum and total length.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask the class how they would determine the length all the way around the block
Classroom Considerations

  • Each pair needs to have UNIFIX cubes and two blocks to measure
  • Learners should know how to measure with the UNIFIX cubes and add within 20
Pros

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  • Includes a suggestion for extension
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