Measurement Conversions - Multiplying & Dividing to go between Feet and Inches, and Minutes, Seconds, and Hours "doodle notes" -
When students color or doodle in math class, it activates both hemispheres of the brain at the same time. There are proven benefits of this cross-lateral brain activity:
- new learning
- relaxation (less math anxiety)
- visual connections
- better memory & retention of the content!
Students fill in the sheets, answer the questions, and color, doodle or embellish. Then, they can use it as a study guide later on.
- Converting between units of length - feet and inches
- How, when, and why to multiply versus divide by 12 for lengths
- Using remainders for leftover small units
- Converting between units of time - minutes, seconds, and hours
- How, when, and why to multiply or divide once or twice by 60 for different time units and going in different directions for conversions
- Sums and differences with units of length (ex: 1 foot, 3 inches + 3 feet, 11 inches)
- Visual triggers and models for concept & retention
- generic labeling too to remember the general format for small units versus large units
- Practice & Examples
- Word problems with unit conversions
- Mixed practice page
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