Grade 3 Month 6 The Wonder of Measurement: Mass & Capacity
Students will explore practical math experiences through scale building, estimation, and hands-on weight exercises.
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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 for mass and capacity.
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. Old Testament stories or Legends support the contemplation of the human condition as well.
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. The common language of measurement will be presented.
For your story line, you can keep reading from the Old Testament. If the Old Testament is not a match for you it is possible to use Legends. A good resource is Sparkle Stories linked in the DW Resources Hub on our website.