# Measure it Right!

Measure it Right!
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This lesson contains 22 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Measure it Right!

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson you will be able to select appropriate measuring tools, and measure the length of an object by inches, feet, and yards.

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Introduce the learning objective of the lesson to the students.

#### Slide 3 -Mind map

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Measuring Tools
Measuring tools are instruments used to measure the length of an object. The most commonly used tools are rulers, yardsticks, and measuring tapes.

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Introduce the different types of measuring tools that students will be using.
Inches
Inches are a unit of measurement used to measure small lengths. 12 inches make up 1 foot.

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Introduce the concept of inches and how they relate to feet.
Measuring in Inches
To measure an object in inches, place the object next to the ruler and align it with the 0 mark. Record the number of inches the object measures.

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Demonstrate how to measure an object in inches using a ruler.
Feet
Feet are a unit of measurement used to measure longer lengths. 3 feet make up 1 yard.

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Introduce the concept of feet and how they relate to yards.
Measuring in Feet
To measure an object in feet, place the object next to the yardstick and align it with the 0 mark. Record the number of feet the object measures.

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Demonstrate how to measure an object in feet using a yardstick.
Yards
Yards are a unit of measurement used to measure the longest lengths. 1 yard is equal to 3 feet.

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Introduce the concept of yards and how they relate to feet.
Measuring in Yards
To measure an object in yards, place the object next to the measuring tape and align it with the 0 mark. Record the number of yards the object measures.

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Demonstrate how to measure an object in yards using a measuring tape.
Practice Activity 1
Measure the length of the pencil in inches using a ruler.

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Provide students with a pencil and ruler to measure the length of the pencil in inches.
Practice Activity 2
Measure the length of the desk in feet using a yardstick.

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Provide students with a desk and yardstick to measure the length of the desk in feet.
Practice Activity 3
Measure the length of the room in yards using a measuring tape.

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Provide students with a measuring tape and have them work in groups to measure the length of the room in yards.
Comparing Lengths
To compare the length of two objects, measure them both and compare the measurements. The longer object will have a larger measurement.

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Introduce the concept of comparing lengths and how to do it.
Practice Activity 4
Compare the length of the pencil and the marker. Which one is longer?

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Provide students with a pencil and marker and have them measure both objects to compare their lengths.
Practice Activity 5
Compare the length of the book and the notebook. Which one is longer?

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Provide students with a book and notebook and have them measure both objects to compare their lengths.
Reviewing the TEKS
Let's review the TEKS we learned today: 2.9B, 2.9C, 2.9D, 2.9E.

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Review the TEKS learned in the lesson.
Assessment
Measure the length of the pencil in inches using a ruler. Then measure the length of the desk in feet using a yardstick. Finally, measure the length of the room in yards using a measuring tape.

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Assess students' understanding by having them measure different objects using the appropriate measuring tools.
Conclusion
Congratulations! You now know how to select appropriate measuring tools, and measure the length of an object by inches, feet, and yards.

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Summarize the key points of the lesson and congratulate the students on their new knowledge.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

#### Slide 20 -Open question

Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

#### Slide 21 -Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.