Grade 3 Month 4 The Wonder of Measurement: Linear
Students will begin the study of linear measurement beginning with stories of how it came to be that humans wanted to measure and how they agreed on a method of measurement.
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Curriculum Areas/Learning Outcomes
Connection: Your child will spend the weeks of the unit practicing with measurement and computation including estimation.
Concept 2: Regular increases and decreases in patterns can be identified and used to make generalizations. Connection: Your child will hear about the Imperial and the Metric system and use these to make generalizations. Concept 3: Standard units are used to describe, measure, and compare attributes of objects’ shapes. Connection: Your child will learn about the Imperial and Metric systems of measurement. Perimeter, area and circumference will be introduced as well.
Language Arts: Concept: Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves, our families, and our communities.
Connection: Stories about measurement will get your child thinking about their own life and the things around them.
Social Studies: Concept: People from diverse cultures and societies share some common experiences and aspects of life.
Connection: All stories about measurement will begin with the historical story of it, thereby connecting your child to the world.
For your story line, you can keep reading from the Old Testament. On Day 5 you’ll need the story of Noah and the Flood. If the Old Testament is not a match for you it is possible to use Legends. A good resource is Sparkle Stories, original audio for children.