by Sharon Tate

How Short? How Tall?

About This Lesson


This lesson plan is a part of a unit on measurement.
Topics include using nonstandard forms of measurment to measure the height of different objects .

To assure that this unit is taught with appropriate emphasis, dept and rigor, it is important that the tasks listed under "Evidence of Learning" be reviewed early in the planning process.  A variety of resources should be utilized to supplement, but not completely replace, the textbook.  Textbooks not only provide much needed content information, but excellent learning activities as well.  The tasks in these units illustrate the type of learning activities that should be utilized from a variety of sources.