# Unit 9 Metric Measurement of Length

## Play the song throughout the unit to get the kiddos excited about measurement and they will have a visual anchor of a centimeter and meter..send the link home as well.

Metric System Conversions Song | Measurement by NUMBEROCK

## Sentence Stems: "The door's height is greater than a meter."

The _____ ________ is _____ than a _______.

## First Day- BUILDING BACKGROUND..introduce the measuring tools for the unit... ruler (centimeter) and meter stick as well as the vocabulary for the unit.

* Thursday, Feb. 23

## Introduce the meterstick....

*Reinforce the use of the sentence stems greater than/less than; short/longer than, etc

## "The length of the table is less than one meter." "The length of the file cabinet is one meter.' 'The length of the rug is more than one meter."

*students investigate in small groups and record the sentence stems in their math journals.

## You can do this activity for meters or centimeters: I am less than/equal to/ greater than a meter......or I am _____centimeters tall.

* YARN

*students pictures

*sentence strips for the sentence stem:

I am _________ a meter

I am ____centimeters tall.

## Whole Group: Lesson Three: Measuring in Centimeters

*introduce the unit of measurement: centimeters

* many small group investigations

*many opportunities to use sentence stems

## I included a quick video on What to look out for and questions to ask for measure and compare...

Explain Everything: Morales video

## WHOLE GROUP: Lesson Five: Use Bar Models to Solve Measurement Problems in Meters: Explain Everything

Explain Everything video: Morales

By this chapter our students are comfortable with number bonds and bar models we will build on that for this lesson.

## I also included a video of the story being read...

Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy

## Continue/start to play the money songs as they transition to and from EDC and send the link home...

* brain breaks

*dismissal

*rainy day recess

Quarterrific: A Coin-Counting Song
The Coin Song- a U.S. coins song for children
Hey, Honey Bunny! I Know My Money Money!
Money Song
"Coins!" by ABCmouse.com

## FLASHCARDS

Resend the link via ClassDojo so that students may continue to practice.