# Category Archives: measurement

## Resources for Teaching Fifth Grade Geometry

In fifth grade, students begin to identify, compare, and analyze the properties of geometric shapes. The Virginia Standards of Learning include topics such as angle classification, size comparison, transformations, lines of symmetry, two and three-dimensional figures, and the overall relationship … Continue reading

Posted in math, measurement | Comments Off on Resources for Teaching Fifth Grade Geometry

## Teaching First Grade Math: Money

Teachers can use the following resources for students that are in the first grade who are learning about money with a total value up to 100 cents or less (Virginia Standards of Learning for 1.7 a & b). Text Annotations:  The Coin Counting … Continue reading

Posted in book review, economics, math, measurement | Comments Off on Teaching First Grade Math: Money

## Teaching Economics With Children’s Literature: 26 Letters and 99 Cents

Introduction and Summary 26 Letters and 99 Cents is a great introductory book for students regarding money. It goes through multiple ways of making different amounts of cents, such as 6 cents (6 pennies, or 1 nickel and 1 … Continue reading

Posted in book awards, economics, measurement | Comments Off on Teaching Economics With Children’s Literature: 26 Letters and 99 Cents

## Teaching Processing Skills with Children’s Literature: Cook-A-Doodle-Doo!

Cook-A-Doodle-Doo!, written by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel and illustrated by Janet Stevens, is a charming picture book about a hen who decides to make a strawberry shortcake.  She finds the recipe and some of her animal friends … Continue reading

Posted in book review, measurement, process skills | Comments Off on Teaching Processing Skills with Children’s Literature: Cook-A-Doodle-Doo!

## Teaching Process Skills with Children’s Literature: Millions to Measure

Millions to Measure, written by David M. Schwartz and illustrated by Steven Kellogg, is an interactive picture book that is sure to keep the attention of school-aged children as they go on a journey toward understanding measurment. Summary: In this … Continue reading

Posted in book review, measurement, process skills | Comments Off on Teaching Process Skills with Children’s Literature: Millions to Measure

## Measurement Podcast – Counting on Frank

In this podcast, Kelsey Rdzanek introduces listeners to the book Counting on Frank, written and illustrated by Rod Clement. Introduction I selected Counting on Frank because it was very creative and included amazing facts that I thought kids would be … Continue reading

Posted in math, measurement, podcast | Comments Off on Measurement Podcast – Counting on Frank

## Measurement Podcast – How Big is a Foot?

In this podcast, Megan Ney introduces listeners to the book How Big is a Foot?, written and illustrated by Rolf Myller. Introduction How big is a foot? This is a good question, and an important one. When a King wants … Continue reading

Posted in math, measurement, podcast | Comments Off on Measurement Podcast – How Big is a Foot?

## Measurement Podcast – Once Upon a Dime

In this podcast, Cory Widdowson introduces listeners to the book Once Upon a Dime: A Math Adventure, written by Nancy Kelly Allen and illustrated by Adam Doyle. Introduction Follow Farmer Truman Worth, a young boy and their animal friends Lewis … Continue reading

Posted in math, measurement, podcast | Comments Off on Measurement Podcast – Once Upon a Dime

## Measurement Podcast – Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday

In this podcast, Kristin Coffee introduces listeners to the book Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday, written by Judith Viorst and illustrated by Ray Cruz. Introduction Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday incorporates math facts into … Continue reading

Posted in math, measurement, podcast | Comments Off on Measurement Podcast – Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday

## Measurement Podcast – A Second is a Hiccup

In this podcast, Jamie Malone introduces listeners to the book A Second is a Hiccup: A Child’s Book of Time, written by Hazel Hutchins and illustrated by Kady Macdonald Denton. Introduction A Second is a Hiccup explains the differences between … Continue reading

Posted in math, measurement, podcast | Comments Off on Measurement Podcast – A Second is a Hiccup