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Standard 4
Students will select and use appropriate units and measurement tools to solve problems.
Objective 1
Select and use appropriate tools and units to estimate and measure length, weight, capacity, time, and perimeter of two-dimensional figures.

• How Big Is a Foot?
In the course of this lesson students will create non-standard units (using their own footprints) and use them to make "beds," and explore the need for a standard unit of measure.
• Math Cats - Convert the Measurements
This website converts length, weight and volume into equivalent measurements.
• Score the Pour - Capacity or Volume
Students learn about capacity and volume by finding 1 quart to 8 quarts. They have to do this by only pouring liquid from the large container to the small, and sometimes emptying and refilling the containers.
• Shapes and Poetry
At the conclusion of this lesson students will recognize geometric figures, draw and describe geometric figures, and interpret positional words.

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