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Measurement Centers: Very Hands-On!

Measurement Centers: Very Hands-On!
Measurement Centers: Very Hands-On!
Measurement Centers: Very Hands-On!
Measurement Centers: Very Hands-On!
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***Two new activities added! Make sure to re-download if you have already purchased! The new activities are:

1. "Measure" write the room. Students find words around the room starting with "M," "E," etc. and write sentences with those words.
2. An "I can measure" emergent reader and hands-on measurement book. Students fill in the sight word "can" on each page and measure the length of an object with unifix cubes. On the last page, they get to choose an object around the room to measure.

This pack meets the needs of the Common Core State Standards for measurement in Kindergarten. I used Kindergarten standards, but this pack can also be used for 1st grade and to reteach 2nd graders.

Three activities were added to meet the Common Core in 2013: Each new activity also has an example page to show students as a model.
1. “I can describe an object using measurable attributes” to meet the standard: K.MD.1: Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object. (Students will draw an object and describe it using the phrases “bigger than,” “smaller than,” “heavier than,” and “lighter than.”)
2. “I can compare two objects using measurable attributes” to meet the standard: K.MD.2 Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference. (Students will cut and paste the words “heavier,” “lighter,” “bigger,” “smaller,” “longer,” and “shorter” and sort them to describe two objects. Students will then write three sentences about their findings.)
3. “I can compare two people using measurable attributes” to meet the standard: K.MD.2 Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference.. (Students will draw two peers in their class and fill in sentences about who is taller and who is shorter.)

The pack previously contained (and still contains) the following:
6 different measurement centers: they last my class the whole week! Students will practice measuring length, capacity, and weight using nonstandard units.

The 6 activities are:
-"Which is heavier?"
-"Which is longer?"
-"Comparing My Cube Train (of 10 cubes)"
-"What is the Capacity?" (using cubes)
-"Measurement Guess & Check" (using cubes)
-"Measuring With Paper Clips"

The centers are very hands on and easy for younger students to understand. Plenty of visuals are included so even your non-readers will be able to feel successful!
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On  January 17, 2014,  Buyer said:
My kindergartners and I loved these activities! I love the "I can" statements! We did them in small groups; they were perfect and aligned with the core. Just what I needed! Thank you so much!!
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On  September 14, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Hello, I have purchased your lovely product. Would you help me cite it as a reference?
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On  February 24, 2014Ashley Laver answered:
Thanks so much! Sorry this took so long to respond to. You can just include a link to my TpT store.
On  April 22, 2012Lelia Seropian (TpT Seller) asked:
Hi There-

I just purchased your measurement centers, and I notice that there is a spelling mistake on the first page. Instead of weighs, it says weights. Can you fix this and make it available to redownload?
Thanks
-Lelia
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On  April 23, 2012Ashley Laver answered:
Oh my goodness I can't believe that!!! Thank you So much for pointing that out!! I apologize! I just fixed it!
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Measurement Centers: Very Hands-On!
Measurement Centers: Very Hands-On!
Measurement Centers: Very Hands-On!
Measurement Centers: Very Hands-On!