Reflection: Rules and Consequences How Many Cubes? - Section 1: Introduction


Setting ground rules or expectations is always important, but within a lesson that has students moving about the room with manipulatives, it is especially important. I wanted children to know they had a job to accomplish. When I set expectations ahead of time, children generally will keep themselves and each other on task. I wanted to avoid wandering into the play area or using cubes as toys.

  Setting Ground Rules
  Rules and Consequences: Setting Ground Rules
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How Many Cubes?

Unit 9: Non-Standard Measurement
Lesson 3 of 3

Objective: Students will use non-standard measurement to measure various classroom objects with unifix cubes.

Big Idea: Students love to have choice and move around the classroom in this measurement lesson that begins with a beloved picture book.

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