2.MD.A.2

Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements; describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen

 
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Centimeters and Inches

2nd Grade Math » Unit: Length
2nd Grade Math » Unit: Length
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do we understand the difference between inches and centimeters? Why does measuring a given object in centimeters always give a bigger number than measuring the same object in inches?

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Equal Amounts

2nd Grade Math » Unit: Adding and Subtracting the Basics
2nd Grade Math » Unit: Adding and Subtracting the Basics
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students are expected to grasp that measuring the same object with different units can yield a different number, but represent the same quantity.

 
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Making a Robot: Measurement Project

1st Grade Math » Unit: Time is Money: Hitting all the MD Standards
1st Grade Math » Unit: Time is Money: Hitting all the MD Standards
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Do your kids love doing the robot dance move?! Get them excited about measurement with dancing and a culminating project that is sure to enhance their understanding of nonstandard measurement.

 
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Using Different Units to Measure Day 2

1st Grade Math » Unit: Non Standard Measuring
1st Grade Math » Unit: Non Standard Measuring
Thomas Young
Waitsfield, VT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students continue to measure floor strips with a choice of three different units.

 
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Different Unit, Same Length

1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson doubles as an extension in first grade and as an introduction to 2nd grade measurement. Students notice how different units affect their measurements.

 
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Review of Telling Time to 5 Minutes

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Time
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Time
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Review and enrich telling time to 5 minutes.

 
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Measurement Strategies

2nd Grade Math » Unit: Strategies That Work
2nd Grade Math » Unit: Strategies That Work
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

There is more to measurement than inches and centimeters. Can you measure a ball with a ruler or a cup of water with a yardstick?

 
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Attributes of 3D Shapes Part 2

2nd Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
2nd Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students should be able to relate the attributes of 3D shapes to those of 2D shapes.

 
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Measure It To Add It!

2nd Grade Math » Unit: Measure This Measure That!
2nd Grade Math » Unit: Measure This Measure That!
Carol Redfield
Jackson, MS
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The students will be able to measure the lengths of objects in both inches to explore the inverse relationship between size and number of units. Using Addition

 
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Add and Subtract with length.

2nd Grade Math » Unit: Measure This Measure That!
2nd Grade Math » Unit: Measure This Measure That!
Carol Redfield
Jackson, MS
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

SWAT add and subtract problems involving length.

 
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Common Core Math
 
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