Learners, using a list made up of things from around the room; estimate the distance of one of the items on the list with one unit, record their prediction, and then actually measure items with non-standard measuring devise.
2nd - 3rd Math 5 Views 9 Downloads
Backyard Building - Area and Perimeter
Turn young mathematicians into landscape architects with this four-lesson series on area and perimeter. Beginning with a basic introduction to calculating perimeter and area using non-standard units of measurement, this instructional...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Non-Standard Unit to Measurement for Capacity
Students compare units of measurement. In this liquid measurements lesson, students experiment with the standard liter unit of measurement compared to non-standard measurements. They divide of up into 3 groups and each group performs a...
3rd - 4th Math
Whole Language Reading: Pumpkin Pie Baking Activity
Fill your classroom with the delicious aroma of freshly baked pumpkin pie using this fun language arts instructional activity. Beginning with a class reading of the book Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman, learners practice identifying...
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed
Why Do We Need Measurement Tools?
Why do we need standard measurement? Youngsters will listen to How Big is a Foot? by Rolf Myller, compare family member footprints cut out of paper, and conclude why standard measurement is important. They will also participate in a...
K - 2nd Science CCSS: Designed