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Blog Posts , Books , Math , Topics. Measurement is one of those math concepts that can be really fun and hands-on to teach — but it can also be quite tricky. I always found it somewhat difficult to explain the some of the logistics of measurement to my students. Plus, there are a lot of different aspects of measurement that need to be covered — length, width, weight, volume…the list goes on and on! As a teacher, it can feel like an overwhelming amount of information to explain.
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For more information about my Disclosure Policy, please visit this link. How Long or How Wide? One of the trickiest things about teaching measurement often comes from trying to explain the difference between standard and metric. This is a great foundation book for building measurement skills. It features a cute story about kids entering a sandcastle building contest and how the winner is determined. Maddie is faced with the task of cleaning up her bedroom, something no child enjoys.
This text offers a cute, no-frills story to help little learners understand weight. Sometimes when learning a math concept, it helps to understand a bit about where it came from. This text covers the history of measurement from Ancient Egypt to Roman times, all the way up to present day metric and standard measurement. With hands on activities throughout the text, your little learners will be engaged for hours on end.
I love that this book can be used for more than just one lesson, making it an extremely versatile resource! Wells , you get a book that touches on math concepts AND scientific inquiry. By pondering whether a blue whale is the biggest thing there is, readers are prompted to explore a variety of large items that can be measured — even the universe! In Millions to Measure by David Schwartz , Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician is back at it again, but this time with a lesson on the history of measurement.
Through clever examples and beautiful illustrations, Marvelosissimo explains things like weight, volume, and the metric system to readers. I love this book for explaining the difference between standard and metric forms of measurement — a topic I always find tricky. And her measurement focused title, Measuring Penny , is just another excellent example of her math-writing chops.
Students will easily relate to the story of a little girl, Penny, who must to measure something as many ways as possible for a math assignment.
Although this book focuses more on the broad idea of measurement and non-standard forms of measurement, I find it to be a highly entertaining addition to any math lesson. Sometimes a little laughter can really re-energize learning! If you want a lighthearted, measurement focused storybook to liven up your math time, this is the book for you!
He explores measurement-related questions like how long his pen will write before it runs out of ink or how many dogs would fit in his bath.
The various ponderings of Frank are easily translated into classroom activities, which makes it one of my favorites. I love any book that can be used as a foundation for hands-on lessons.
Plus, teachers and students alike will get a kick out of Franks hilarious and never-ending curiosity! This book does such an excellent job of introducing and explaining all the many ways that we measure things. With a lovable narrator that readers may recognize from other books in this series, Me and the Measure of Things by Joan Sweeney clearly expresses the differences between wet and dry measurements, weight, size, and length.
The best part is that all of these sometimes tricky concepts are put into extremely kid-friendly terms — without losing any of the depth and meaning! This is a must-have for teaching measurement! Another gem in the Math is CATagorical series, On the Scale, a Weighty Tale by Brian Cleary is a fun way to expose your students to various examples of standard and metric measurement regarding weight. With likeable cartoon illustrations, entertaining rhymes, and real-life examples this book will grab your students attention and maintain it as they learn all about the many ways to measure weight.
I have taught highly diverse classes with high populations of ESL learners, Special Ed learners, and behavior challenges—granting me a deep understanding on the importance of personalizing learning for each and every student. As a teacher, I am constantly learning and evolving, but the one constant is always putting my students first! Thanks for signing up. I love using literature when teaching all subjects. Great list, thanks for sharing. Will definitely check out some of these books.
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Measuring Penny book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lisa has an important homework assignment--to measure something in Sharing great ideas and resources with maths teachers. The O'Malleys are off to the beach!
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