Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Lewis and Clark and Kilometers - Section 3: Reading our Map


Adjusting my practice to fit Common Core

This little clip explains what I noticed when I let go of teaching " Just move the decimal place to the right."

  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Abandoning old practice...
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Lewis and Clark and Kilometers

Unit 2: Metric Measurement
Lesson 7 of 18

Objective: SWBAT use a map scale to measure kilometers and then convert to meters.

Big Idea: After watching a short video about Lewis and Clark, students examine a map of their journey and use the scale to measure kilometers. They convert the measurements to meters using an equation and a two column chart.

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