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Compare Nonstandard Units

For Students 3rd - 4th
Looking for a solving word problems using nonstandard units worksheet? This one's for you. Learners use paper clips, ones blocks, footsteps, and handprints to measure lengths. Students solve six problems.
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Nonstandard Units

For Students 1st - 2nd
Measuring with non-standard units is the focus of this math activity. Lerners draw a picture to solve three word problems that require them to use nonstandard units for measurement.
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Nonstandard Units, Homework 17.1

For Students K - 3rd
Here is a very good estimating and measuring length with nonstandard units worksheet. Learners use paper clips and toothpicks to estimate and measure the real objects pictured in each problem, then write ten answers.
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Nonstandard Units, Practice 17.1

For Students 1st - 3rd
I like this measuring with nonstandard units worksheet! Learners use paper clips and connecting cubes to estimate and measure real objects, and solve 17 problems.
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Nonstandard Units

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Measuring length with nonstandard units is the focus of this word problem worksheet. Youngsters problem solve using cubes, paper clips, footprints, and pencils. They solve six problems.
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Measuring in Nonstandard Units

For Students 1st - 3rd
Here is an excellent measuring with nonstandard units worksheet. Learners use a paper clip and a pencil to measure a writing pen, calendar, book, and desktop in order to solve five problems.
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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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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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Measurement Crafts- Cereal Hands and Feet

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify nonstandard units of measurement and investigate area of objects. In this geometry instructional activity, students trace their hands and glue cereal pieces to the print to find the area.
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Cooking Up Something Good

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare and convert units of measurement within the United States customary system and within the metric system by baking cookies. Students discuss how to double the cookie recipe, how to make only half of the recipe, and how to...
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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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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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What Size Is It Anyway?

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
A fabulous plan on teaching basic concepts of measurement to young learners. Pupils use nonstandard units to measure length, practice using a ruler and a yardstick, compare the length of two objects, and perform estimations of length....
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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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Estimation and Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students experiment with unconventional units (toothpicks, etc.) to estimate and measure. They consider the advantages of using standard measuring units.
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The Length of My Foot

For Teachers K
Here is an excellent lesson for young learners who are just beginning to explore the concept of using units to measure length. They rotate through four classroom centers in order to gain practice in utilizing this important skill.
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Nonstandard Units

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this non-standard units worksheet, learners circle the best unit to use to measure given items, drawing or writing to explain their work. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.
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Measuring Real Stuff

For Teachers K - 1st
Looking for a good lesson 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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Comparing Units of Measurement

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the units of measurement used by various Native American tribes before they had contact with the Europeans. They write research questions, conduct research using a variety of resources, in small groups write a...
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Are You a Square or a Rectangle?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Discover the difference between standard and non-standard units of measure with your class. They differentiate between rectangles and squares, read a book, measure a peer's height. They then discuss  measurement methods, make...
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Math-Measurement

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine measurement. In this measurement lesson, 1st graders practice using nonstandard units to help in measuring objects. Students listen to How Big is a Foot and complete an activity using unifix cubes to measure line...
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Measuring in Nonstandard Units

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this nonstandard measurement learning exercise, students find 4 common objects and estimate their lengths in paper clip units. Students then measure these objects using a paper clip.
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Nonstandard Units

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this units of measurement worksheet, students learn to use nonstandard units of measurement to measure the items in each problem.
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Teddy Bears

For Teachers 1st
First graders measure teddy bears using nonstandard units and draft a story. In this measurement lesson plan, 1st graders explore estimation and measurement of teddy bears. Students create a cave for their bear, take measurements, and...

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