## Reflection: Lesson Planning Introduction to Metric System - Section 1: Opener

When creating this lesson for students I did some simple Google searches to find activities associated with the King Henry story.  It didn’t take long to find a great example of the story.  I think sometimes educators believe they need to create their very own material to use in their lessons.  Shenanigans I say!  There is so much great material already out there for you waiting for you to find it.

I love finding resources on the web and then making them fit to my style or student level.  Modify, modify, modify.  I draw a lot of inspiration for my lessons from resources posted by others.  There is no need to reinvent the wheel every time you create a lesson.  Again, there are so many great resources out there.  With minor tweaks you can make them fit your style and classroom needs.

No need to reinvent the wheel!
Lesson Planning: No need to reinvent the wheel!

# Introduction to Metric System

Unit 2: Measurement
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## Big Idea: King Henry Died Unhappy Drinking Chocolate Milk!

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