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
Teacher resources and individual lessons
What's Big, What's Little
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
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
MA.B.2.1.2 Add Website - Add Activity
understands the need for a uniform unit of measure to communicate in real-world situations.
Non standard measuring
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
A good source for lesson plans on measurement at the elementary level.
This site is good for teachers to make flashcards, worksheets, and games.