Weekly Reader Connections

Teacher Guide: Lesson 17.8

The Weekly Reader Connections feature on Kids' Place Houghton Mifflin Math provides children with additional practice of the skills taught in the Curriculum Connection feature in their student books.

The “2 Ways to Weigh” activity has children compare the heaviness of different objects in pounds and kilograms.

Explain that the United States is a country in which people usually use pounds to weigh things. In most other countries, people use kilograms to measure how heavy something is.

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