Varnelle Moore's
Primary Math Activities

Introduction to Measurement
for Primary Students


   Intro to Measurement

Activity 1
   Building Houses

Activity 2
   Short vs. Tall

Activity 3
   Brick Walls

Activity 4
   Designing Bridges

Activity 5

Teacher Support
   Extension Ideas


These lessons are designed to engage young children in a series of activities where they measure and describe the attributes of integer bars.

Each activity is aligned to the NCTM Standards, Grades K-2: Measurement and to the Philadelphia Mathematics Content Standards #2.2 and 2.3.

Each of the lessons has been designed to include four types of activities:
  1. interactive, manipulative-based projects
  2. technology
  3. paper/pencil practice
  4. literature connections

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