Using a Distance Scale
In this distance scale worksheet, learners study a map of Egypt and analyze the distance scale. Students use an inch ruler and this scale to calculate 6 measures of distance between cities on the map.
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Represent Fractional Distance Measurement Quantities Using Diagrams
The first lesson in a series of five, the lesson supports learners in discovering new strategies for finding fractional distances by using diagrams with measurement scales. After a review of fractions and diagrams, the common mistake of...
8 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan: Using Maps and Scales to Get to the Basketball Hall of Fame
Students view a quicktime video of basketball players going from Atlanta to Springfield, Mass. In this scaling lesson, students use a map to calculate the distance of the trip and the length of travel time. Students apply ratio and...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History