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Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.

 
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Measurement- Comparing Length Day 2

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Graphing and Measurement
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Graphing and Measurement
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Cubes are a great tool to use when exploring length and making measurement comparisons!

 
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lesson
   

Measurement- Comparing Length Day 1

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Graphing and Measurement
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Graphing and Measurement
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Fish Eyes is a math story, but it is not focused on length. I use this book to have the students compare the length of the different fish in the story.

 
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fish eyes cover
   

How Do We Measure? Comparing Weight Day 1

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Graphing and Measurement
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Graphing and Measurement
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be introduced to the concept of weight by describing them as heavy or light. They will also explore how to use their prior knowledge to describe the weight of objects.

 
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balance
   

Measurement- Comparing Length Day 3

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Graphing and Measurement
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Graphing and Measurement
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

There are a variety of interactive games online that students can use to practice comparing the length of objects.

 
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length game
   

Grandma's Button Box - Sorting

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Comparing and Sorting Objects
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Comparing and Sorting Objects
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students use the book Grandma's Button Box as a model to sort by color.

 
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grandma s button box
   

Math Centers - Sorting

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Comparing and Sorting Objects
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Comparing and Sorting Objects
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In order to pull small groups during math instruction, the rest of the students need engaging activities that they can complete independently. These simple sorting activities help students learn the procedures for completing math centers.

 
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apples
   

Introduction to Non-Standard Measurement

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Non-Standard Measurement
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Non-Standard Measurement
Cassandra Joss
Sterling Heights, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It's getting buggy! Students use unifix cubes as their non-standard measurement tool.

 
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ruler
   

All About My Apple

Kindergarten Math » Unit: 0-5 Number Review
Kindergarten Math » Unit: 0-5 Number Review
Michelle Novelli
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

During apple season, there is no better way to review numbers (and secretly preview measurement) than by having students investigate all about an apple! This hands-on activity allows students to use numbers in a fun, meaningful way.

 
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apple
   

Sorting By Shape

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Comparing and Sorting Objects
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Comparing and Sorting Objects
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Sorting is an important foundational skills for kindergarten students to learn. Using attribute blocks to sort by shape helps students practice comparing objects and prepares them to sort measurable attributes.

Standards:
 
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Measuring Butterflies and Caterpillars

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Non-Standard Measurement
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Non-Standard Measurement
Cassandra Joss
Sterling Heights, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Butterflies and caterpillars are the focus of this measurement lesson, integrating our math and science curriculum.

 
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butterfly
   

Sorting By Size

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Comparing and Sorting Objects
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Comparing and Sorting Objects
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Sorting is an important foundational skills for kindergarten students to learn. Using attribute blocks to sort by size helps students practice comparing objects and prepares them to sort by other measurable attributes.

 
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sorting by size
   

Sorting By Shape Buttons

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Comparing and Sorting Objects
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Comparing and Sorting Objects
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students are inspired by the Button Box to find different ways to sort their own buttons, including by shape.

 
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screen shot 2014 06 03 at 5 15 04 pm
   

How Long? A Fishy "Tail"

Kindergarten Math » Unit: How Does It All Measure Up?
Kindergarten Math » Unit: How Does It All Measure Up?
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Before entering first grade, young children need to have a basic understanding of measurement. They do not need to be able to use standard units of measurement, but they must be able to use the basic attributes of length.

 
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pufferfish
   

Math Centers - Measurement and Review

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Graphing and Measurement
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Graphing and Measurement
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In order to pull small groups during math instruction, the rest of the students need engaging activities that they can complete independently. These centers allow students to practice a variety of math skills including measurement.

 
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ruler
   

It's That Tall?

Kindergarten Math » Unit: How Does It All Measure Up?
Kindergarten Math » Unit: How Does It All Measure Up?
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Before entering first grade, young children need to have a basic understanding of measurement. They do not need to be able to use standard units of measurement, but they must be able to use the basic attributes to make comparisons in length.

 
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tall bld construction
Common Core Math
 
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