Unit 5

  • Measurement
    Unit 5: Fish Jumps and Animal Lengths

    During this unit, students will:

    -        Demonstrate accurate measuring techniques when measuring a distance with non-standard or standards units. These techniques include

    §  Starting at the beginning

    §  Ending at the end

    §  Leaving no gaps or overlaps

    §  Measuring in a straight line

    §  Keeping track of the number of units

    -        Know at least one way of describing a measurement that falls between two whole numbers

    -        Understand that the same result should be obtained when the same object is measured twice or when two different people measure the same object (using the same unit)

    -        Understand that measuring with different-sized units will result in different numbers