Lesson Plan

Metric System

Students will understand the Metric System.
Lina G.
Classroom teacher
Burlingame Intermediate School
Burlingame, CA
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My Grades 6
My Subjects Math, Science

Students will be able to explain the different units of measurement for length according to the Metric System by memorizing a mnemonic sentence and creating a final song/poem.

Grades 6
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

Teacher shows the Bill Nye video and explains the follow sheet that goes with the video.

Student Instructions

Students watch the video as they fill out their follow sheet.

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Creating

Teacher explains how to create a foldable with the different units of measurement. 

Student Instructions

Students fill out their forms and create a book that includes the content of the metric system.

3 Digital Song/Poem Creating

Teacher informs students about expectations of the assignment.

Student Instructions

Students brainstorm with a group and create a poem/song that corresponds with the Metric System (units of measurement for length).