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Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has "more of"/"less of" the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.

 
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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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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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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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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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Measurement- Comparing Height Day 2

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

Too Tall Tina is a book about a student who is obsessed with being too tall. It shows examples of many measurement comparisons.

 
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Measurement- Comparing Height Day 1

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

Lining up from tallest to shortest is a great way to practice looking at height and exploring the terms shorter and taller.

 
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The First Day of Kindergarten - Scary and Strange? More or Less!

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

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn is a beautiful story about starting school and facing separation. Images from the story can also be used to create a simple math sorting and graphing activity that is perfect for the first day of school!

 
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the kissing
   

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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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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The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School- Sorting

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

The Gingerbread Man Loose in School is a wonderful story to read in combination with a tour of the school. This lesson turns a follow up gingerbread man cookie snack into a fun math lesson with sorting and graphing!

 
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Guppy and the Goldfish

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Let's go fishing!
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Let's go fishing!
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kids learn to apply what they've learned in earlier lessons about the physical structures of a fish.

 
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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 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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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
   

Wow! That's Heavy!

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:

Kindergarteners grasp the basic concepts of measurement quickly and this lesson provides a fun experience learning about weight.

 
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