Type:

Other

Description:

This activity gives students a chance to make estimates and comparisons of the measures of length (height) and capacity. It presents an image of a tiny elf next to a normal size mug. Students are asked to estimate the Little Man's height and compare it with that of other objects. Next, they are asked to estimate the height and volume of the Little Man's mug. The Teachers' Notes page includes suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, and ideas for extension and support.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 2,Visualization,Grade 1,NSDL,Grade 3,Critical thinking,Early Elementary,Spatial sense,Kindergarten,Strategies,Number concepts,Social Sciences,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Division,Number and operations,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160901820T,Mathematical language,Rational numbers,Word problems,Volume,Ratio and proportion,Multiplication,Informal Education,Whole numbers,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Comparison of numbers,Practice Standards,Mental calculation,Length,Elementary School,Language Arts,half,Reason quantitatively,Communication,Operations,Estimation,Upper Elementary,double,Mathematics,twice,Problem solving,Measurement,Process skills,Education,Construct arguments,Reasoning

Language:

English

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