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B. Measurements: 2. The student compares, contrasts, and converts within systems of measurement (both standard/nonstandard and metric/customary).: PreK-2: The student...

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uses direct (measured) and indirect (not measured) comparisons to order objects according to some measurable characteristics (length, weight).


Reber's K-6 Resources
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/8854/

Teacher resources and individual lessons


What's Big, What's Little
http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/gen_act/large/whatbig.html

Children will reinforce their understanding of concepts of bigger and smaller while having fun in a noncompetetive atmosphere. This activity integrates math, social studies, and language arts.


Let Me Count The Ways
http://www.aimsedu.org/Activities/oldSamples/Count/count1.html

AIMS Activity in which students weigh real life objects using customary and non-customary units and then compare them by ordering them from lightest to heaviest. Provides guiding questions, extensions to the activity, and additional information on measurement and what students at this age can internalize.


Activity: 'Round the Apple

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understands the need for a uniform unit of measure to communicate in real-world situations.


Non standard measuring
http://explorer.scrtec.org/explorer

Substitute Viola Swamp from "Miss Nelson Is Missing" has lost all the measuring tools. She substitutes candy. Students write about this hands-on activity.


Measurement Resources:Elementary School Lessons
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/paths/measurement/e.measlessons.html

A good source for lesson plans on measurement at the elementary level.


A+ Math
http://www.aplusmath.com

This site is good for teachers to make flashcards, worksheets, and games.



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