This unit is a great way to explore measurement using standardized and non-standardized units. Included in this unit is:
Anchor Charts for vocabulary words: estimate, area, inch, length, measure, non-standardized units, and standardized units.
Measure the Room: Students will be estimating and measuring the distance between different points in the classroom. Students will be using their own feet as units of measurement.
Giant's Feet: Students will estimate and measure paper "giant" feet using non-standardized units.
Measurement Around the Room: Students will be using math manipulatives to measure various items in the classroom.
An Extra Inch: This activity can be used as a math center. Students will be measuring the cards using rulers or manipulatives.
Race to the Finish Line: Students will be rolling matchbox cars down ramps and measuring how far the car rolled.
Rolls and Tubes: Students will be building ramps out of cardboard tubes. Students will roll glass marbles and measuring the distance the marble rolled.
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