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teachgrade3 03-31-2017 04:13 PM

Hello. Any good ideas for teaching gallons, quarts, pints, and cups besides gallongbot? Thanks.

PrivateEyes 03-31-2017 05:22 PM

There's the Giant G

You don't need to buy a fancy once from TPT, just have the kids draw their own.

One big G. Inside the G, draw 4 Q's, then inside each Q draw 2 P's. Inside each P, draw 2 C's. Have the students compare. Which is more, 1 Q or 5 cups? Etc.

Beach Glass 03-31-2017 07:45 PM

The Big G
The Big G is what I always used. I first saw it years and years ago with a Saxon math program.

Having the kids create their own is an excellent idea.

I also brought in the various-sized containers (empty and rinsed!). Used the same ones year after year. That really did made a difference - really helped those visual learners - especially with the pints-cups-quarts comparisons.

Megteach 04-09-2017 03:13 AM

Land of Gallon
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Here is an example from a pt member.

The visual does really assist the students in making it stick.

Funshine Bear 04-19-2017 05:36 AM

Race to a gallon
My students catch on quickly with a game called "Race to a Gallon", they love it. It is a partner game where they roll a dice, take that many cups, and can trade for pints and then quarts. The first one to get to a gallon wins. You can download it for free on Teachers pay teachers.

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