Varnelle's Primary Math - Introduction to Measurement


  • Aug 12 2010 6:58 PM

    Robert Preston

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This unit from the Math Forum, reviewed for grades K-2 by Illuminations, introduces young children to some beginning concepts in measurement including building houses, short vs. tall, brick walls, designing bridges, and measurement using non-standard units. Each lesson includes an interactive applet with screen-based pictures of the manipulatives, paper/pencil practice, and literature connections. Helpful links and teacher support extension ideas are also provided.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 2

    Topics: Professional Development, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Measurement & Geometry, Mathematics

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    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Hands-on Learning