Chelsea Prue                                                                                                       1Lesson...
Chelsea Prue                                                                                                           2Le...
Chelsea Prue                                                                                              3Lesson Topic: S...
Chelsea Prue                                               4Lesson Topic: Standard and Metric Systems of Measurement
Chelsea Prue                                               5Lesson Topic: Standard and Metric Systems of Measurement
Chelsea Prue                                               6Lesson Topic: Standard and Metric Systems of Measurement
Chelsea Prue                                               7Lesson Topic: Standard and Metric Systems of Measurement
Chelsea Prue                                               8Lesson Topic: Standard and Metric Systems of Measurement
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  1. 1. Chelsea Prue 1Lesson Topic: Standard and Metric Systems of MeasurementIntroduction • Lesson Topic: Mathematics in Song: Standard and Metric System • Length of Lesson: 90 minutes (1 block). • VA Standards of Learning: Mathematics 6.9: The student will compare and convert units of measure for lengths, area, weight/mass, and volume within the U.S. Customary system and the metric system and estimate conversions between units in each system: a. length - part of an inch (1/2, ¼, and 1/8), inches, feet, yards, miles, millimeters, centimeters, meters, and kilometers; b. weight/mass – ounces, pounds, tons, grams, and kilograms; c. liquid volume – cups, pints, quarts, gallons, milliliters, and litersCognitive ObjectivesStudents will: • Compare and convert units of measure for the lengths, area, weight/mass, and volume within the U.S. Customary system and the metric system. • Estimate the conversion of units of lengths, area, weight/mass, and volume between the U.S. Customary system and the metric system by using ballpark comparisons. • Determine the most appropriate unit of measure for a given situation.Materials/Technology and Advanced Preparation • Laptops and headphones for all students. • Class website to post audio files. • Crossword puzzle worksheet (The Standard System) for all students. • Crossword puzzle worksheet (Meters, Liters and Grams) for all students. • “Measurements and Conversions” worksheet for all students. • “Meters, Liters & Grams” worksheet for all students. • Framing Routine worksheets for all students.Teaching and Learning SequenceIntroduction/Anticipatory Set • Hand out “The Standard System” Crossword Puzzle to half of the class, and “Meters, Liters & Grams” Crossword Puzzle to the rest of the class. • Half of students listen to “The Standard System,” and complete the Crossword Puzzle (“The Standard System”) worksheet. • The other half of students listen to “Meters, Liters & Grams” and complete the Crossword Puzzle (“Meters, Liters & Grams”) worksheet. • Students pair up with another student that listened to the other song: - Students that listened to “The Standard System” pair up with students that listened to “Meters, Liters & Grams.” - Hand out “The Standard System” Crossword Puzzle to students who do not already have the worksheet. - Hand out “Meters, Liters & Grams” Crossword Puzzle to students who do not already have the
  2. 2. Chelsea Prue 2Lesson Topic: Standard and Metric Systems of Measurement worksheet. • In pairs, students teach one another the material they learned from the song: - Students teach either the Standard Measurement System or the Metric system, depending on what song they listened to. - Students complete both “The Standard System” and “Meters, Liters & Grams” Crossword Puzzle worksheets in pairs.Lesson Development • In pairs, students choose from a set list of topics (topics on slips of paper drawn out of a hat). - Students work in pairs to outline the information in a Framing Routine - After becoming ‘experts’ on their assigned topic, students teach the information to the rest of the class using the Framing Routine. • Walk around and assist students as necessary. • Students are encouraged to ask any clarifying questions throughout the lesson. ‘Student Experts’ will answer the question if they can. If not, teacher will answer the question.Closure • Each student chooses two Framing Routines that they did not completely understand. • Based on the two Framing Routines, students write two questions on a sheet of paper, and hand in the piece of paper as an ‘Exit Ticket’ as they leave class.Homework • Measurements and Conversions Worksheet (to go along with “The Standard System” song). • Meters, Liters & Grams Worksheet (to go along with “Meters, Liters & Grams” song). • Finish Crossword Puzzles (“The Standard System” and “Meters, Liters & Grams”) if you have not already done so.AssessmentFormative • Students review material and teach one another during Anticipatory Set, demonstrating prior and new knowledge of the subject. • Students become ‘experts’ on one topic, then teach the topic to the class, demonstrating and solidifying new knowledge.Summative • Homework assignments reflect students’ new knowledge of the standard and metric measuring systems. • ‘Exit Ticket’ requires students to ask questions about concepts they did not understand. These questions will be used to review concepts during the Anticipatory Set of the following lesson.
  3. 3. Chelsea Prue 3Lesson Topic: Standard and Metric Systems of MeasurementReferencesRhythm, Rhyme, Results. Crossword Puzzle Worksheet: “Meters, Liters & Grams.” Downloaded 5 December 2010. Available http://www.educationalrap.comRhythm, Rhyme, Results. Crossword Puzzle Worksheet: “The Standard System.” Downloaded 5 December 2010. Available http:/www.educationalrap.comRhythm, Rhyme, Results. “Meters, Liters, & Grams.” [Audio File]. Downloaded 5 December 2010. Available: http://www.educationalrap.comRhythm, Rhyme, Results. “The Standard System.” [Audio File]. Downloaded 5 December 2010. Available: http://www.educationalrap.comRhythm, Rhyme, Results. Worksheet: “Meters, Liters & Grams.” Downloaded 5 December 2010. Available: http:// www.educationalrap.comRhythm, Rhyme, Results. Worksheet: “Measurements & Conversions,” to go along with “The Standard System” [Audio File]. Downloaded 5 December 2010. Available: http://www.educationalrap.comAttached Documents - Worksheet for Anticipatory set: Crossword Puzzle, “The Standard System” - Worksheet for Anticipatory set: Crossword Puzzle, “Meters, Liters & Grams” - Worksheet for Homework: “Measurements and Conversions,” to go along with “The Standard System” - Worksheet for Homework: “Meters, Liters & Grams” - Framing Routine Handouts
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