Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Fishy Tales - Section 2: Direct Instruction


Young children relate to stories and they connect to the illustrations. It is very beneficial to incorporate a read aloud into math lessons to build understanding. It also helps the kids to integrate subject matter. Integrating reading comprehension skills with math concepts is a win-win practice.

  Why read a story?
  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Why read a story?
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Fishy Tales

Unit 13: How Does It All Measure Up?
Lesson 6 of 8

Objective: SWBAT tell how long an object is by measuring it using paper clips and comparing it to other objects measured with the same non-standard unit of measurement.

Big Idea: Young children need repeated experiences in a single area to promote independence and conceptual understanding. This lesson provides kinders with additional non-standard units of measurement experience to support what they've learned.

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Math, Measurement, length, weight
  60 minutes
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