Elementary Measurement

Hands-on, bodies-on, minds-on measurement

Concrete measurement experiences

Understanding of units

Use different ways to measure a figure 

(length, perimeter, area, volume, mass, capacity)

Use formulas to standardize ways to measure

Multiple models for start time, end time, length of time, & elapsed time

Problem solving with money

  • Whole group, small group, centers, & guided math
  • Targeted academic language development
  • Built-in intervention & acceleration
  • Content & questioning support for teachers
  • Scaffolded & accessible
  • English & Spanish

Middle School Measurement

Relationship-driven measurement, not formula-driven

Multiple methods to perform conversions

Development of formulas for area, circumference, composite figures, surface area, and volume, plus how to use formulas to solve problems

Square roots & the Pythagorean Theorem

Geometric relationships & similarity

• Whole group & small group to the right side

• Questioning support for teachers

• Academic language development

• Journaling

• Scaffolding