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Lesson Plan: Estimating Length: Metric Units Mathematics • 4th Grade

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to estimate the lengths of different real-life objects by choosing the most logical unit of length and value in metric units.

Objectives

Students will be able to

  • choose to measure the length or height of objects in either millimetres, centimetres, metres, or kilometres,
  • select the most likely length of an object,
  • estimate the lengths of objects.

Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

  • metric units of linear measurement,
  • using number sense to reason and solve problems.

Exclusions

Students will not cover

  • standard units of linear measurement,
  • metric units of mass, capacity/volume, or temperature,
  • making actual measurements.

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