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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 1: Ratios and Proportional Relationships

For Teachers 7th Standards
Young mathematicians build upon their skills of reasoning of ratios and rates, and learn to define proportional relationships and the constant of proportionality. The module concludes with students creating a scale drawing.
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Study Jams! Measure Length

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Mia's pet lizard has grown a lot since he was a baby and she needs help measuring his length now that he's an adult. After choosing the best tool for the job, RJ goes step by step through the measurement process, modeling how to use both...
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Measure School Supplies

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Ever wonder how long a pair of scissors are? Find out with this simple measuring activity in which pupils use the provided ruler to determine the length of four common classroom supplies.
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Toothbrush Measuring

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Ever wonder how many marshmallows long your toothbrush is? Well, you're in luck! This hands-on measurement activity requires young mathematicians to determine the length of their toothbrush using Unifix® cubes, buttons, Cheerios, bear...
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How Long

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It won't take young mathematicians long to learn how to measure length with this fun, hands-on activity. Working in pairs, children use Unifix® or snap cubes to measure and record the lengths of different classroom objects. To extend the...
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Measuring Lengths Using Rulers

For Students 3rd - 5th
A visual measuring exercise that lends itself nicely to an all-class warm up, especially as it doesn't provide room for scholars to write in answers on the sheet itself. They examine 10 rulers and determine the length in either inches,...
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Measure Me!

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
How many unifix cubes tall are you? If you're not sure, then perform this math activity with your class and find out. Working in pairs, young mathematicians make measuring sticks out of unifix cubes in order to determine the length of...
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Problems with Measures

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Yards or inches? Understanding measurements has a lot to do with units, so give scholars some scenarios and have them choose the appropriate unit. There are six labeled images here requiring weight, distance, length, and capacity. They...
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Measuring Lengths Using Rulers

For Students 2nd - 4th
Three rulers offer measuring practice with inches, centimeters, and millimeters. Scholars write four measurements, two of which involve fractional units. For the metric ruler they measure the same length in both centimeters and...
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Measurement Problems

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
What measurements are shown on these rulers? Learners read eight rulers and record the indicated lengths in centimeters. There are no fraction answers. Remind kids to write the units into the measurements. Extend this by assigning...
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Back To the Basics: Measurement

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Lead the class in a review of the basic concepts and procedures involved in measuring length, weight, and volume. After whole group instruction, small groups and individuals practice measuring by completing a variety of fun activities...
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Customary Units of Length - Practice 6.2

For Students 5th Standards
Fifth graders complete nine problems in which they work with converting customary units of length such as feet to yards, and yards to miles. They compare measurements using inequality signs in six examples, and answer two test prep...
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Longer and Heavier? Shorter and Heavier?

For Teachers K Standards
For many young children it seems obvious that longer objects are heavier than shorter objects. This assumption is put to the test as the class investigates the relationship between length and weight in a whole-group activity. Using a...
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Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes...
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Spin, Spin, Spin

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Challenge your class's understanding of length measurement with a fun collaborative learning activity. Using the spinner provided on this worksheet, children take turns estimating and measuring the length of different classroom objects.
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Measuring With a Ruler

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
When it comes to using a ruler, how does your class measure up? Find out with this simple measurement instructional activity that asks children to determine the lengths of common, everyday items to the nearest half inch.
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Measuring the Lengths Using Rulers

For Students 3rd - 4th
Why are there so many lines on a ruler? Scholars measure length on two rulers, one standard and one metric. They measure in inches, millimeters, and centimeters with the centimeter measurement including a fraction. Because these are the...
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Measure the Length in Meters

For Students 1st - 3rd
Which is longer? Learners explore measurement through 10 object comparisons. They measure each object against a row of squares, each square representing one meter. Although the directions simply ask which item is larger, encourage kids...
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Measuring Length

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
The class is introduced to measuring length. They discuss when to measure and the standard units commonly used to measure length. Note: This PowerPoint is intended for a UK audience and the standard units discussed are metric.
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Measuring Lengths Using Rulers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
There are seven rulers here and scholars determine the measurement of each, some in inches and some in centimeters. The answer options are listed. Although there are some fractions involved, they are only at the half-inch or centimeter....
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Lesson 2: Measurement Tools

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Elementary schoolers examine the uses of rulers, scales, and measuring cups. They determine the criteria for the use of each tool and visit different areas of school to find items that can be measured with these tools. Everyone takes...
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Study Jams! Tools of Measurement

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
From temperature and mass, to length and volume, there are many different types of measurement. Expose young learners to a variety of measurement tools using this slide show of real-life pictures. Go through the presentation one image at...
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Length

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Without using a ruler, learners estimate the relative length of various lines in these three scenarios. The first two are set up as maps, with learners determining the shortest and longest distances from one position to another. The last...
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Units of Measure: Feet and Yards 13

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this measurement worksheet, students complete ten problems where they change feet to yards. There is an answers sheet included.

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