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Fun Teaching Activity introduces / reinforces the procedure of measuring length with non-standard units, using tools such as crayons, buttons, scissors, etc.
Lively music accompanies forty four slides that depict eight measuring scenarios. Fun graphics and clear animation help students visualize the steps of the process.
Slides prompt students to discuss predictions and explain thinking processes throughout the presentation.
Follow-up activity is presented on-screen, and printable student recording sheet is provided.
The following concepts are explored:
--Using like-sized units to measure
--Placing units of measure "end-to-end" when measuring an object
--Beginning with measuring tool at the edge of an object (Important precursor to starting at 0 with the ruler)
--Labeling measurement with correct unit
--Making marks to keep track of multiple units when measuring longer objects
--Comparing the length of two objects
DOWNLOAD PACKAGE INCLUDES:
-----Student Recording Sheet
-----Lesson Tips Guide
-----Easy Guide for Using PowerPoint
-----Common Core Alignment Chart