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Measurement level 6-9. A way to bridge math, science, and language.

Normally, you would expect that you would find a flow chart for teaching measurement in the math section. After all, it is math that we are teaching, right? Inches, pounds, cups, all of that equates to making sure our children know the difference between mass and weight, and how many ounces make a pound.

That is not true with the measurement curriculum that ETC Montessori has. As a matter of fact, the design of this set of materials was viewed as the foundation for physical science, chemistry, biology, and ecology. It establishes the foundations for any kind of data collecting and analysis.

Explore this item through the pictures below, see close up pictures, details, and ideas for containerizing the cards. Continue by reading how to implement the curriculum in your classroom, and discover how we designed it so that it can build success.

This Measurement curriculum for level 6-9 is the only one on the market that actually bridges math, science and language.

To see how to implement it effectively, view the flow chart.

Identified as one of the essential pieces of curriculum that "must be in every classroom," the ideas that comprise this curriculum, present themselves as completely self-contained. That means that everything you need to present and use this are included. Here you will find nomenclature cards, sorting cards, wall charts, over 300 activity cards.

Available for customary system and metric system.

Quick points of interest:

  • Build foundation and understanding using length, mass, volume, temperature, and time.

  • Completely "hands-on" approach allows for discovery and analysis.

  • Uses a multi disciplined approach to develop higher level thinking skills through direct measurement, direct observation, direct calculation, and direct composition.

  • Meets requirements for Core, and NGSS standards.

  • The only Montessori measurement curriculum on the market that is recognized and meets AMS and AMI recommendations.

Containerizing suggestions:

  • Large slotted containers (3 if you are using the rotational model; 16 if you are displaying everything.), or in place of the large slotted containers you may opt to use the ETC sorters. The number of sorters remains the same as the large slotted containers, depending on which model you use to display the materials.

  • ETC Plastic see-through sleeves (1 set)

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