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Background For Teachers:
Today only two systems are widely used. The customary, or inch‐pound, system is used in the United States. The metric system is used in most other countries.
Students should have been taught measuring with cups and quarts, measurement vocabulary and length before doing these lessons.
The lessons below are great review and wrap up activities for length, capacity and vocabulary.
These activities are great practice for students to master these measurement skills.
Before the lessons and activities are given students should understand what they will be learning. The enduring understanding that there are appropriate tools and units to estimate and measure length and capacity.
After the lessons and activities, students should be able to answer the following questions:
Intended Learning Outcomes:
Read and share the book How Big Is A Foot? By Rolf Myller, and have students make predictions along the way.
Students should have been taught cups and quarts: length to the inch, ½ inch and ¼ inch; and measurement vocabulary. Before you begin the activities, please go over these skills with your students first, so they can practice before the activities begin.
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