Lesson Plan

Measuring Is So Much Fun!

In this active lesson, your students will love learning how to use a ruler as they go on a measurement scavenger hunt in the classroom! It can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the Wonderful World of Worms lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Wonderful World of Worms lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to measure and compare the lengths of two objects.

Language

Students will be able to explain how to compare the length of two objects.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Gather students together for the lesson.
  • Hold up a ruler and say, "Does anyone know what this is called?"
  • Explain that this is a ruler (invite students to repeat the word after you) and it is a tool used to measure or find out the length of something.