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Order three objects by length; compare the lengths of two objects indirectly by using a third object.

 
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Order Length

1st Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Time
1st Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Time
Lisa Murdock
Lakeland, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The long and the short of it….. In this introductory lesson to ordering lengths, students will be able to compare objects by length using the vocabulary longest and shortest.

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Unit Assessment on Measurement Concepts

1st Grade Math » Unit: Non Standard Measuring
1st Grade Math » Unit: Non Standard Measuring
Thomas Young
Waitsfield, VT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Move over Van Halen because today we are all going to "Jump." So go ahead and jump as students solve an assessment piece and story problems involving jump lengths. If you are under 30, please Google Van Halen before proceeding.

 
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Mice Measurement

1st Grade Math » Unit: Time is Money: Hitting all the MD Standards
1st Grade Math » Unit: Time is Money: Hitting all the MD Standards
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Watch out for that mouse! Students practice nonstandard measurement by measuring colorful mouse tails, and then putting them in order from shortest to longest or longest to shortest.

 
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Indirect Measurement

1st Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Time
1st Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Time
Lisa Murdock
Lakeland, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Made to measure! In this lesson students will be able to use the transitive principle for indirect measurement as they compare the lengths of the objects to each other.

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What's in a Name?

1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students love to work with each other's names! In this lesson, students put their names in order from shortest to longest. Then students practice putting sight words in length order.

 
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chrysanthemum
   

Unit Assessment

1st Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Time
1st Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Time
Lisa Murdock
Lakeland, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Unit Assessment. I use this as a unit assessment for measurement and time.

 
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Measurement: Comparing Dinosaurs

1st Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
1st Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Jennifer Moon
Oklahoma City, OK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

First Graders need to use direct and indirect comparisons to measure objects. Today they will use their new knowledge of dinosaurs to find the longest of the giant lizards.

 
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Fisherman's Journal: Understanding Measurement

1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explain how to measure fish in this rigorous introduction to measuring length!

 
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fishing
   

Scoop and Order, Day 1 of 2

1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students create cube trains in this fun kitchen-inspired lesson! Students work with partners to order 3 cube trains from longest to shortest.

 
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Different Unit, Same Length

1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson doubles as an extension in first grade and as an introduction to 2nd grade measurement. Students notice how different units affect their measurements.

 
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Classroom Comparisons

1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students use a single object to compare other lengths in this school supply lesson.

 
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Classroom Design Plans

1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students pretend to be interior designers in this hands on measurement lesson! They think about how to represent classroom objects in relation to each other as they create a classroom design plan.

 
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measuring the room
   

Scoop and Order, Day 2 of 2

1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students play a well loved game again, while upping the rigor to ordering lengths without any scaffolds!

 
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Shoe Organization: Measure and Order

1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
1st Grade Math » Unit: Inch by Inch, Paperclip by Paperclip
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students pretend to be shoe salesmen as they organize shoes from shortest to longest and review key measurement concepts.

 
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Common Core Math
 
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