Title: How do you measure up?
How do you measure up? interactive Web Address URL:
[MA2015] (0) 14: Describe measurable attributes of objects such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object. [K-MD1]Digital Tool Description: PBSKids.org provides many learning games and interactives that can be used for instruction. The "Martha Speaks" interactive provides a fun and engaging eBook on "How do we measure things?". The eBook provides a scaffolded introduction on how we measure different objects with narrated and highlighted text throughout the interactive. The eBook has an assessment at the end that provides students with hands on experience on measuring different objects.
Title: Ahoy, Matey! Set Sail with Nonstandard Measurement!
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[MA2015] (1) 16: Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps. Limit to contexts where the object being measured is spanned by a whole number of length units with no gaps or overlaps. [1-MD2]Digital Tool Description: This short video clip introduces the concept of nonstandard measurement in a pirate-themed song. The video is approximately one minute in length.