ERIC Number: ED309080
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Measurement and Geometry Skills of Students in Grades Four to Six.
Hills, Catherine A.
This guide provides instructional strategies and activities for improving measurement and geometry skills. In the introduction, the importance of measuring skills, the history of measurement, and instructional approaches are discussed, and a table matching activities with requisite skills is presented. The 16 activities include such topics as measurement, estimation, area, volume, problem solving, word problems, time, figures, patterns, angles, and circles. The activities include some or all of the following: objectives; materials; vocabulary; preparation; procedure; extension; and a worksheet. A sample lesson, two review/evaluation activities, measurement tools, templates, a sample LOGO program, and a feedback form are appended. (YP)
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Geometry, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematical Vocabulary, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Materials, Mathematics Skills, Measurement, Middle Schools
New Jersey State Department of Education, Distribution Services, 225 W. State St., CN 500, Trenton, NJ 08625 ($3.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of General Academic Education.