Horse to fly, multiply

Horse to FlyHere’s a trick I use for teaching kids to convert measurements:

Horse to fly, multiply.
Fly to horse, divide, of course.

This has really stuck better with the kids than anything I have tried over the years. They can identify big to small multiply and carry it in their head.

DOWNLOAD this Poster/anchor chart to put on your Math Vocabulary board to use as a reference.

Along with cards to use as bookmarks for a quick reference which is great for students to put in their math journals.

Also included is a  24inch x 36inch (poster size) JPEG file included, so you can get the actual poster printed. Just take to your local copy shop and have it printed in poster size.

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