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- K.MD.A.1Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.
- K.MD.A.2Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has "more of"Â/"less of"Â the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.

Measurement- Comparing Length Day 2

Kindergarten Math

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Graphing and Measurement

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

Measurement- Comparing Length Day 1

Kindergarten Math

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Graphing and Measurement

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.

How Do We Measure? Comparing Weight Day 1

Kindergarten Math

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Graphing and Measurement

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.

Measurement- Comparing Length Day 3

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Graphing and Measurement

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

Introduction to Non-Standard Measurement

Kindergarten Math

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Non-Standard Measurement

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

Grandma's Button Box - Sorting

Kindergarten Math

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Comparing and Sorting Objects

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

Math Centers - Sorting

Kindergarten Math

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Comparing and Sorting Objects

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.

Measuring Butterflies and Caterpillars

Kindergarten Math

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Non-Standard Measurement

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

Sorting By Shape

Kindergarten Math

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Comparing and Sorting Objects

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.

How Long? A Fishy "Tail"

Kindergarten Math

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How Does It All Measure Up?

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.

All About My Apple

Kindergarten Math

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0-5 Number Review

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.

Sorting By Shape Buttons

Kindergarten Math

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Comparing and Sorting Objects

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

Sorting By Size

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Comparing and Sorting Objects

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.

It's That Tall?

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

How Does It All Measure Up?

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.

Math Centers - Measurement and Review

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Graphing and Measurement

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.

K.MD.A.1

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

K.MD.A.2

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