4.MD.A.2

Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale.

 
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Mass Versus Weight: Travel to Other Planets

6th Grade Science » Unit: Properties of Matter
6th Grade Science » Unit: Properties of Matter
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Space travelers, suit up! Students explore how mass and weight change as they "travel" to different planets.

 
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Multiplication Array: Part I Measuring It Out

5th Grade Math » Unit: Multiplication Madness
5th Grade Math » Unit: Multiplication Madness
Cathy Skinner
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Measurement is the lowest scoring concept on national and state tests - fit it in everywhere!

 
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measuring it
   
4th Grade Math » Unit: Graphing and Data
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Teams of students measure seashells in inches and practice identifying benchmark fractions in measurement. They create a line plot with this data and learn to analyze the data using the plot.

 
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Grocery Store Problem Solving

4th Grade Math » Unit: Measuring Mass and Weight
4th Grade Math » Unit: Measuring Mass and Weight
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In order to further develop students' understanding of measurement units, it is important to provide students with opportunities to solve problems involving measurement.

 
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grocery store math
   

Buckling and Bending the Earth's Surface - Weathering Day 1

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Jillian Gates
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will explore and understand that the crust of the earth is constantly moving and changing over time due to weathering processes.

 
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building earth s layers
   

Water Balloon Problem Solving Part I

4th Grade Math » Unit: Measuring Capacity
4th Grade Math » Unit: Measuring Capacity
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Mathematically proficient students can apply their understanding of measurement concepts to solve problems arising in everyday life.

 
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draw a picture
   

Pumpkin Math! Introduction to Metric Units

4th Grade Math » Unit: Metric Measurement
4th Grade Math » Unit: Metric Measurement
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students get introduced to metric units using pumpkins.

 
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Shopping for a Pound!

4th Grade Math » Unit: Measuring Mass and Weight
4th Grade Math » Unit: Measuring Mass and Weight
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In order to further develop students' understanding of measurement units, it is important to provide students with opportunities to solve problems involving measurement.

 
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walnuts
   

I Mustache You to Measure!

4th Grade Math » Unit: Measurment
4th Grade Math » Unit: Measurment
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students create paper mustaches. Students then measure their mustache to the nearest millimeter and explore the relationship between millimeters and centimeters by reporting their measurement in fraction form. Students will then use their

 
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Weather-Proofing Our School - Day One

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Jillian Gates
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Application of weathering information to construction and engineering.

 
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What Happened to My Soap ?

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using a bar of soap, students discover the meaning of erosion.

 
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Quiz 2: Area & Perimeter Word Problems Using Metric Measurement

4th Grade Math » Unit: Metric Measurement
4th Grade Math » Unit: Metric Measurement
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students take a quiz to help measure their progress in solving word problems involving area and perimeter using metric measurement.

 
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Horrendous Soup - Capacity Conversions

4th Grade Math » Unit: Measurment
4th Grade Math » Unit: Measurment
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students interact with a computer or smartboard game to make Horrendous Soup! Students work independently to convert various metric measurements and test their skills in a whole group game.

 
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Practice with Protractors

4th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
4th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this direct instructional approach lesson, students practice using a protractor to measure various sized angles.

 
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Pencils, Bugs and Line Plots - Day 1

4th Grade Math » Unit: Measurment
4th Grade Math » Unit: Measurment
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lessons, students create line plots after measuring objects to the nearest 1/8 of an inch.

 
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