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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

Â» Unit:

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

Â» Unit:

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.

Measurement- Comparing Height Day 1

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Graphing and Measurement

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

Measurement- Comparing Height Day 2

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Graphing and Measurement

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.

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

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Comparing and Sorting Objects

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!

Guppy and the Goldfish

Kindergarten Science

Â» Unit:

Let's go fishing!

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

Grandma's Button Box - Sorting

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

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

Â» Unit:

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.

The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School- Sorting

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Comparing and Sorting Objects

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!

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.

Sorting By Shape Buttons

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

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.

Wow! That's Heavy!

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

How Does It All Measure Up?

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

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.