Reflection: Advanced Students How Many Apples? - Section 3: Student Practice


During this lesson, one of my higher level students came up to me and said, "Mrs. Nelson, if I ate half of this apple, I would have 500 grams." I gave him permission to try it. Soon other students wanted to try this as well. What I enjoyed most was watching the students continually go over to the scale to measure, even though the knew they hadn't eaten half of the apple yet: Eating an Apple.

  Advanced Students: Reflection
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How Many Apples?

Unit 1: Measuring Mass and Weight
Lesson 4 of 10

Objective: SWBAT solve word problems involving grams and kilograms.

Big Idea: In order to further develop students' understanding of measurement units, it is important to provide students with opportunities to solve problems involving measurement.

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5 apples 1 kilogram
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