Use edible manipulatives (marshmallows and fruit strips) to help students measure objects and problem solve to create the tallest Cat in the Hat hat they can make.
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Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps.
Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.