This is a fun and engaging activity that has students measuring the lengths and dimensions of snacks to see if the "snacks" pass inspection and can be put in the snack bag. Students choose from the snacks, measure them with a broken ruler, then record the results on their log. There are three ways to differentiate it. The inspection sheets are for greater than 2 inches, between 1 and 2 inches, or less than 1 inch. Also the snacks come in various sizes: to whole inches, to 1/2 inches, and to 1/4 and 3/4 inches, like 1 3/4s. And finally the broken rulers have different numbers too. My students love this math center! Fun for CC standard 2.MD.1>
How can I use this product?
It can be used as a whole class activity, group challenge, partner work or an individual math center.
What is included?
PDF File contains 23 pages
3 pages of cover, copyright info, and teachers notes
3 pages of inspection log sheets
11 pages of various snacks with 5 on a page (so 55 all together)
2 pages of broken rulers (ten on a page with different numbers)
1 page of blank broken rulers (without numbers)
1 page full answer key
1 page of followup assessment or homework
1 page of answer key for the assessment
Is this available in a bundle as well?
No, not at this time.
Do you have other products that are related?
I have a metric version too!
Please check out my other measurement activities!
Other questions or requests?
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