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Measuring Around the House!

For Teachers K - 4th
Trying to approach measuring in a fun and interactive way? You found it! This learning exercise has young learners first cut out two "rulers" - one with simple units marked, and another with blank squares. They begin by going around...
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For Teachers K - 1st
Now, this is what I consider to be a worthwhile PowerPoint to show. It covers two specific mathematical topics; longer than and shorter than. Learners are challenged to tell if an object is longer or shorter than a set number of inches...
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Measuring the Measuring Tool Lab

For Students 5th - 9th
Novice mathematicians are challenged to measure parts of their desks using paper clips, tongue depressors, pencils, and pens as the measuring tools. Then, they must answer 8 questions about their process of measurement with these...
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Measurement Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A scavenger hunt challenges mathematicians to locate items of a certain size. Scholars roam the classroom—in small groups and independently—measuring items and graphing their findings. A worksheet assesses learners' proficiency. 
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History vs. Henry VIII

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
How does Henry VIII hold up in the court of public opinion? An interesting animation takes Henry to court and lets a prosecutor and a defense attorney have at it. In the course of the lively courtroom drama, learners hear about the key...
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Enlargements Using Ray Method

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Figure out what to do when there is no grid to count. Using a ruler and a sharp pencil, the narrator shows how to perform a dilation when the figure is not on a grid. The ray method works by drawing a ray from the center of dilation...
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Measuring Distances: Lesson

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Let's rule the coordinate plane. By reviewing the marking on rulers, the video discusses how to determine the measurement between two points. The resource, a portion of a basic geometry playlist, determines the length of a side of a...
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Measuring in Metrics

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Practice measuring skills with a 10-question worksheet that challenges scholars to measure lines using centimeters and inches.  
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Measuring in Inches

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Measure lines in inches using the most common tool of measurement: a ruler. Young mathematicians use a ruler to measure various lines. They also learn to round the the nearest quarter when measurements are not precise.
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The Right Tool for the Job

For Students K - 5th Standards
Is a saw a tool? What about a thermometer? Discover the applications of various tools with a learning exercise that accompanies a matching card game. Learners search for tools from a stack of cards and circle its match on their learning...
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Unit 7 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 2)

For Students 2nd Standards
Reinforce math vocabulary instruction with a set of flash cards. Fifty-six cards offer either a bold-face word or a picture representation equipped with descriptive labels. Terms include centimeters, gallons, square units, and more!   
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Math Center Labels

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
From counters and calculators to pattern blocks and Unifix cubes, this collection of printable labels has exactly what you need to bring some organization to your elementary math class.
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Math Manipulative and Math Teacher Tool Labels

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Bring some organization to your class's supply of math manipulatives with this collection of printable labels. From rulers and base-ten blocks, to stopwatches and fraction circles, labels are included for dozens of different objects,...
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My Foot and the Standard Foot

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Young mathematicians put one foot in front of the other as they learn how to measure length in an elementary math lesson. Using paper cutouts of their own feet, children measure classroom objects as they discover the importance of...
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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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How to Copy a Polygon

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A middle school students shows us how to accurately copy a polygon on a piece of paper. He uses a compass, ruler, and pencil in order to copy the correct angles and lines. This is a great video to engage your students at the beginning of...
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Pencil Measurement

For Teachers 2nd
The worlds of measurement is a very important one! In this resource, designed for 2nd graders, pupils get to explore measurement by using pencils, markers, and crayons. There is a discussion where kids make predictions regarding what...
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Evergreen Tree

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners use a ruler to make measurements, and to create triangles and a rectangle. They take the shapes they've made and assemble them into an evergreen tree image. This simple, yet effective, lesson would be ideal for young learners...
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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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Measurement Problems

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Would you use a ruler to measure the length of a soccer field? No way! Pupils explore four tools of the trade: yardstick, measuring wheel, tape measure, and ruler. They label 12 measuring tasks with the most appropriate tool. Some of...
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Practice Using a Ruler

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this using a ruler worksheet, students utilize a ruler to measure the length of four objects and then choose four small objects from their desk to outline and measure.
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Estimate Length

For Students 1st
Without measuring, can estimators determine which string is the longest? The shortest? There are two sets of strings here for learners to evaluate, circling the shortest in the first set and the longest in the second. Next, they eyeball...
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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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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,...