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200 reviewed resources for nonstandard measurement

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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 Tall is the Gingerbread Man?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
The gingerbread man has finally been caught, now find out how tall he is with this measurement activity. Using Unifix® cubes, marshmallows, buttons, and Cheerios, young mathematicians measure and record the height of the gingerbread man...
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Measure the Pencils

For Students K - 1st
Excellent measuring practice is here in this math instructional activity. Learners cut out the measuring bar at the bottom of the page and use it to measure four pencils. This is nonstandard measurement.
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Graphing and Measurement Go Hand in Hand

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners explore data collection and graphing. They will work in groups to determine the best tool to use for hand span measurement. They also collect hand span data and the whole class organizes data on a plot line graph.
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Measuring Hands Down - Enrichment 7.1

For Students 4th - 7th
How many hands tall are you? A passage about measuring the height of horses with the unit called a "hand" gives scholars the background needed to measure items using the width of their own hand. Students use their hand measurement to...
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Measure and Color

For Students K - 1st
In this nonstandard measurement learning exercise, young mathematicians look at the height of each of four lines, then color in the measurement bars up to the right height to match each line.
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Measurement: The Size is Right

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Specific learning goals are grouped for different grade levels spanning pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. After preparing the questions and materials, you call a learner to come in front of the class and play the game. Young learners...
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Nonstandard Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students find a partner with the same finger, arm and foot span as they have.  In this nonstandard measurement lesson, students compare the length of their index finger, arm and feet.  Students who don't match anyone find the closest...
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Nonstandard Units

For Students 1st - 2nd
Here is a very good measurement worksheet. Four problems are solved in which objects at home are measured using the specified nonstandard measurement units such as toothpicks, footsteps and teaspoons.
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Estimation and Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners experiment with unconventional units (toothpicks, etc.) to estimate and measure. They consider the advantages of using standard measuring units.
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Measuring Real Stuff

For Teachers K - 1st
Looking for a good lesson plan on measurement? This one could be for ytou! Learners select and use appropriate nonstandard units to measure and compare lengths and weights of real-life objects. They use problem-solving skills to design a...
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Awesome Area - Geometry and Measurement

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Break out those math manipulatives, it's time to teach about area! Capturing the engagement of young mathematicians, this three-lesson series supports children with learning how to measure the area of squares, rectangles, and other...
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Measurement Crafts- Cereal Hands and Feet

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify nonstandard units of measurement and investigate area of objects. In this geometry lesson plan, students trace their hands and glue cereal pieces to the print to find the area.
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Measurement

For Teachers K - 1st
Students investigate non-standard linear measurement.  In this cross curriculum measurement lesson, students listen to the book Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy, and identify pages in which non-standard measurement is used.  Students work...
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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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Measurement (Lengths)

For Teachers 2nd
Kids list the different materials that can be used in measuring the lengths of objects (standard and nonstandard units of measurement). They directly compare the lengths of given objects and recognize the various units of measurements....
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Measure Length

For Students K - 1st
An excellent worksheet on measurement is here. Young learners cut out the measuring bar at the bottom of the page and measure five lines, then write how many boxes long each line is.
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Measurement: Measuring Hand and Feet

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Here is a good instructional activity which invites learners to practice measurement using standard and nonstandard measuring tools. In this measurement instructional activity, learners work with length, width, height, and area. They use...
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Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore the customary system for linear measurement and examine the meanings of inch and foot. Youngsters will listen to the book "How Tall, How Short, How Far Away?," and measure a variety of items in the class using nonstandard units...
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By the Pound

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Agriculture surrounds us every day; incorporate measuring tools into a study of Oklahoma's agricultural industry! Small groups read an informational text (included) before visiting stations where they investigate prices of various...
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Measurement Concepts - Reteach 8.1

For Students 3rd
In this measurement worksheet, 3rd graders estimate then measure 4 different objects using paper clips and cubes. Definitions of measuring weight, length, and capacity are provided.
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Magnificent Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young mathematicians investigate measurement. They engage in activities involving length, volume, weight, area, and time using standard and non-standard units of measure. The seven part lesson includes problem solving, reasoning, and...
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Do Centimeters Make Me Taller?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils use measuring tools and calculators to find pairs of measurement and form ratios. Learners compare ratios and make conclusions about using various different units to measure given lengths. They also discuss their results as a...
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Jack and the Beanstalk: Measurement Ideas

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Have fun with Jack and his beanstalk! Primary learners will practice skills at various activity centers, including: weight measurement, money, art, nonstandard length measurement, problem solving, music, reading, and writing. Every...

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