The Measurement Mysteries

Los misterios de las medidas

The Measurement Mysteries

The Measurement Mysteries

The Measurement Mysteries

The Measurement Mysteries

The Measurement Mysteries

Concept book (nonfiction), 212 words Grade 1

The book The Measurement Mysteries shows how to use a nonstandard referent--a paper clip--to find the length of an animal. Since each large paper clip has the same length, it can be an easy-to-use referent for students. The book compares the lengths of different animals after measuring them with paper clips. Students can express the length of each animal as a whole number of units and compare the numbers that result from their measurements.