ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (2) 17 :
17. Measure the length of an object by selecting and using standard units of measurement shown on rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, or measuring tapes.
Subject: Mathematics (2)
Title: Tools of Measurement StudyJam
URL: https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/measurement/tools-measurement.htm
Description:

In this introductory slideshow, students will be led through steps to learn common measurement tools. There is a karaoke song with printable lyrics that will help students learn and review the measurement tools. After utilizing this resource, the students can complete the short quiz to assess their understanding.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (2) 17 :
17. Measure the length of an object by selecting and using standard units of measurement shown on rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, or measuring tapes.
[MA2019] (2) 19 :
19. Estimate lengths using the following standard units of measurement: inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.
[MA2019] (3) 17 :
17. Measure lengths using rulers marked with halves and fourths of an inch to generate data and create a line plot marked off in appropriate units to display the data.
Subject: Mathematics (2 - 3)
Title: Measure Length StudyJam
URL: https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/measurement/measure-length.htm
Description:

In this interactive activity, students will be led through steps to measure the length of objects. There are teaching activities as well as practice activities available. A handout that reviews the steps taught during the interactive is available to be printed. There is a karaoke song with printable lyrics that will help students learn and review the steps taught during the activity. After utilizing this resource, the students can complete the short quiz to assess their understanding.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 11 :
11 ) Identify symbols, customs, famous individuals, and celebrations representative of our state and nation. (Alabama)

Examples: symbols—United States flag, Alabama flag, bald eagle (Alabama)

customs—pledging allegiance to the United States flag, singing "The Star-Spangled Banner"

individuals—George Washington; Abraham Lincoln; Squanto; Martin Luther King, Jr.

celebrations—Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Veterans Day

[SS2010] LWT2 (2) 2 :
2 ) Identify national historical figures and celebrations that exemplify fundamental democratic values, including equality, justice, and responsibility for the common good.

•  Recognizing our country's founding fathers, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, John Adams, John Hancock, and James Madison
•  Recognizing historical female figures, including Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, Harriet Tubman, and Harriet Beecher Stowe
•  Describing the significance of national holidays, including the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.; Presidents' Day; Memorial Day; the Fourth of July; Veterans Day; and Thanksgiving Day
•  Describing the history of American symbols and monuments
Examples: Liberty Bell, Statue of Liberty, bald eagle, United States flag, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial

[MA2019] (0) 5 :
5. Count to answer "how many?" questions.

a. Count using no more than 20 concrete objects arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle.

b. Count using no more than 10 concrete objects in a scattered configuration.

c. Draw the number of objects that matches a given numeral from 0 to 20.
[MA2019] (0) 16 :
16. Identify and describe measurable attributes (length, weight, height) of a single object using vocabulary such as long/short, heavy/light, or tall/short.
[MA2019] (2) 17 :
17. Measure the length of an object by selecting and using standard units of measurement shown on rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, or measuring tapes.
Subject: Social Studies (K - 2), Mathematics (K - 2)
Title: Math and Measuring the Star-Spangled Banner
URL: https://amhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/pdf/SSB_Math_K_2.pdf
Description:

In this activity, students are challenged to discover why Mrs. Pickersgill sewed the original Star-Spangled Banner so large. Students will measure and mark off the dimensions with strings and then create a "human" flag using as many students as needed.  Students can research information and photos of the Star-Spangled Banner at the following link included in the activity: https://amhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/



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