When it comes to teaching measurement, it is important that students gets hands on experience in estimating and measuring using appropriate tools. This Metric Olympic activity is loosely based on guide to effective instruction in Mathematics lesson plan. It is a collection a four simple fun games students to carry out and estimate and measure different distances and lengths. This booklet is designed for Grade for asking students to measure in meter, centimeter and millimeter but, this can be easily converted to grade 2 and 3
The games are designed to be simple and carried out in a classroom. It can also be done outsides weather permeating or can be blended with gym class to allow students more freedom to move.
Ontario Curriculum expectation: Grade 4 math
• estimate, measure, and record length, height, and distance, using standard units (i.e., millimetre, centimetre, metre)