Hear the song, an accompaniment to the free song lyrics and instructional ideas, that helps students learn and remember how many ounces are in a pound and how many pounds are in a ton. Students love to get up and sway to this little ditty as they smile and sing along, making reading and math integration fun and beneficial for all!
In addition to the song, implementation steps and ideas are provided, which include techniques and strategies to benefit English Learners (e.g., explicit teaching, modeling, guided practice, independent practice, echo reading, choral reading, writing and Total Physical Response).
Common Core State Standard Alignment: Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements.
Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table.
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