Issue 119 – Weighing the Elephant

Issue 119 – Weighing the Elephant

Weighing the Elephant

 

Weighing the Elephant is a fable about using cleverness and careful measurements to solve a problem! This pack encourages students to do the same, with various activities related to the units we use to measure things.

You can download it here.

Lesson ideas for Literacy, History, Maths, Science and Art

Glossary
Class Discussion & Reading Comprehension Sheets
Measurements in History / The Magic of Metric
Metric Maths / How Do You Measure It?
Colour by Size! / Unit Poem / Elephant Origami
Scavenger Hunt! / Using Displacement!
Weird Measurements / Scale Up an Elephant