NCTM Strands
Number and Operations
Algebra
Geometry
Measurement
Data Analysis & Probability
NCTM Strands
Strand 4
Number and Operations
Algebra
Geometry
Measurement
Data Analysis & Probability
Measurement
Understand measurable attributes of
objects and the units, systems, and
processes of measurement
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and
formulas to determine measurements
Measurement
Understand measurable attributes of
objects and the units, systems, and
processes of measurement
Apply appropriate techniques, tools,
and formulas to determine measurements
Measurement
1
Understand measurable attributes of
objects and the units, systems, and
processes of measurement
Apply appropriate techniques, tools,
and formulas to determine measurements
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Children should begin to develop an understanding of
attributes by looking at, touching, or directly
comparing objects.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Put out a big pile of manipulatives. Does this look like
a lot? A little?
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Recognize the attributes of length, volume, weight,
area, and time.
"That is a deep hole."
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Recognize the attributes of length, volume, weight,
area, and time.
"Let's put the toys in
the large box."
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Recognize the attributes of length, volume, weight,
area, and time.
"That is a long piece
of rope."
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Recognize the attributes of length, volume, weight,
area, and time.
“How many scoops of
sand will it take to ﬁll up
this sand bucket?”
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Compare and order objects according to these
attributes.
They need to understand
relationships.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Compare and order objects according to these
attributes.
Put rulers next to blocks.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Compare and order objects according to these
attributes.
Put rulers next to blocks.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Compare and order objects according to these
attributes.
Put rulers next to
writing tools.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Compare and order objects according to these
attributes.
Put rulers next to
writing tools.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Compare and order objects according to these
attributes.
Put out protractors.
Photo by Mando Gomez
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Compare and order objects according to these
attributes.
Put out all different types of measurement
tools.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Compare and order objects according to these
attributes.
Put out all different types of measurement
tools.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Understand how to measure using non-standard and
standard units.
Measure end-to-end: iteration
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Understand how to measure using non-standard and
standard units.
Teach them how to measure end-to-end.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Understand how to measure using non-standard and
standard units.
Teach them how to measure end-to-end.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Understand how to measure using non-standard and
standard units.
Use different, non-standard units.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Understand how to measure using non-standard and
standard units.
Use different, non-standard units.
Measurement
1
Understand
measurable attributes
Select an appropriate unit and tool for the attribute
being measured.
By second grade, they should know which
unit is used for what.
Measurement
Understand measurable attributes of
objects and the units, systems, and
processes of measurement
Apply appropriate techniques, tools,
and formulas to determine measurements
Measurement
2
Understand measurable attributes of
objects and the units, systems, and
processes of measurement
Apply appropriate techniques, tools,
and formulas to determine measurements
Measurement
2
Apply appropriate techniques,
tools, and formulas
Measure with multiple copies of units of the same size,
such as paper clips laid end to end.
Measurement
2
Apply appropriate techniques,
tools, and formulas
Use repetition of a single unit to measure something
larger than the unit.
Measure the length
of a room with a
single yardstick.
Measurement
2
Apply appropriate techniques,
tools, and formulas
Use repetition of a single unit to measure something
larger than the unit.
Measure the length
of a room with a
single yardstick.
Measurement
2
Apply appropriate techniques,
tools, and formulas
Use tools to measure.
?
Measurement
2
Apply appropriate techniques,
tools, and formulas
Develop common references for measures to make
comparisons and estimates.
The playground ball estimator...
Estimate how far the ball
will roll down the slide.
Photo by Ati Sun
Estimate how far the ball
will roll down the slide.
Photo by Ati Sun
Measurement
Understand measurable attributes of
objects and the units, systems, and
processes of measurement
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and
formulas to determine measurements
Be the first to comment