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Hunting for "Measured" Treasure


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Hunting for "Measured" Treasure

In this math lesson, learners rotate through various centers while comparing and ordering objects according to length. Learners will discover that the length of an object is not altered by a change to its spatial position, even though it may appear to be longer or shorter than before.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Learning Time:
45 to 60 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$5 - $10 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 6

Resource Types:
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • Three shoeboxes
  • Various lengths of straws or sticks
  • Three place mats
  • Yarn
  • Masking tape
  • Animal Trail animals
  • Animal Trails recording sheet
  • Blue construction paper
  • Brown construction paper
  • Various items e.g.: straws, ribbons, popsicle sticks, toothpicks, pencils, crayons, paper strips, or pieces of string or yarn
  • A place mat with a Wikki Stix baseline for each pair

Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Measurement
      • Units of Measurement
      • Size and Scale

Informal Categories


  • Animals

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • see color
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

Includes assesments for student learning

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

  • Utah LessonPlans

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Utah Education Network in partnership with the Utah State Office of Education and Higher Ed Utah,

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