## Reflection: Joy Make a Nonstandard Measuring Tool - Section 3: Independent Practice

My students loved this lesson.  They really enjoyed measuring classroom objects with their ten rods.  They grasped the concept of placing their measuring tool end to end and lining it up with the object being measured.  Working in pairs really helped them measure the everyday classroom items, and they worked in larger groups to measure big classroom items.  This really was a fun and engaging lesson.

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# Make a Nonstandard Measuring Tool

Unit 3: Measurement and Time
Lesson 4 of 9

## Big Idea: Measure up! In this lesson, students make and use a nonstandard measuring tool to measure classroom objects.

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### Lisa Murdock

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