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Comparing Tall and Short

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Comparing Tall and Short

From skyscrapers to ants, comparing sizes with your class can be endlessly fun! This lesson will help your students compare short and tall sizes.

Preschool

Math

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More, Less, or Equal: Comparing Quantities

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More, Less, or Equal: Comparing Quantities

In this lesson, your students will get hands-on practice comparing quantities! Students will compare using buttons, blocks, and their classmates.

Kindergarten

Math

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Heavier or Lighter?

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Heavier or Lighter?

Fill ‘em up! This lesson teaches students to compare how much different containers can hold. Get ready for some overflowing fun!

Kindergarten

Math

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Converting Metric Measurement in Word Problems

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Converting Metric Measurement in Word Problems

Students will learn to convert metric units by applying concepts in word problems. Exercises and worksheets incorporate length (meters), and optional practice offers more instructions on mass (grams) and volume (liters).

4th grade

Math

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Estimating Length

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Estimating Length

Advance your students from relative measurements to learning about standardized units with this lesson that teaches them about inches and feet by using common classroom objects.

2nd grade

Math

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Capacity Comparison

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Capacity Comparison

Your class will love this outdoor activity that teaches them how to compare the capacity of different containers.

Kindergarten

Math

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Comparing Bigger and Smaller

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Comparing Bigger and Smaller

Kindergarteners love talking about how big they are! Help them develop a stronger understanding of big and small in this engaging measurement lesson.

Kindergarten

Math

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Linking Line Plots and Fractions

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Linking Line Plots and Fractions

Can your students link line plots with fractions? In this interactive, hands-on math lesson, students will learn how to use a line plot to add fractions and solve corresponding word problems.

5th grade

Math

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The Smaller They Come

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The Smaller They Come

Help your students use rulers in the classroom with this lesson! Encourage them to measure items around them using centimeters to understand shapes and sizes.

2nd grade

Math

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Comparing Numbers: Marshmallow Math

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Comparing Numbers: Marshmallow Math

Comparing numbers is sweet with this yummy lesson. Students use cereal as a hands on manipulative to compare numbers 0–10. A sweet treat remains for a job well done!

Kindergarten

Math

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Exploring Metric Units of Length

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Exploring Metric Units of Length

Help your students learn the standard measures of length and foster critical thinking with this engaging lesson. Use alongside The Smaller They Come or as a stand-alone activity.

2nd grade

Math

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Estimating Measurements of Mass and Volume Using Metric Units

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Estimating Measurements of Mass and Volume Using Metric Units

Students will become more familiar with common metric measurements by matching everyday objects with the metric mass and volume units they would use to measure them.

3rd grade

Math

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Line Plots: Representing the Length of Classroom Items

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Line Plots: Representing the Length of Classroom Items

In this lesson, your students will measure the lengths of items and then make a line plot to show the measurement data. They will get hands-on by measuring and surveying the class.

2nd grade

Math

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Metric Conversions Conversations

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Metric Conversions Conversations

Challenge students to convert measurements between their metric counterparts! Students will relate the measurements to real-world objects. Use this lesson as support for the Converting Metric Measurements in Word Problems lesson.

5th grade

Math

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Exploring Nonstandard Units of Length

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Exploring Nonstandard Units of Length

Encourage your students to develop their own approach to measuring length with nonstandard units of length. Use this engaging lesson as a stand-alone lesson or alongside Measuring Feet...in Feet!

2nd grade

Math

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Measurement Madness

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Measurement Madness

This math lesson is filled with fun hands-on non-standard measurement activities! The lesson begins with an interactive story then has students explore measurement using several different objects as their tools!

1st grade

Math

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Exploring Capacity

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Exploring Capacity

Use this lesson to introduce the concepts of capacity and volume with young learners. This hands on lesson can be used as a scaffolded pre-lesson to Capacity Comparison.

2nd grade

Math

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Measuring Feet…in Feet!

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Measuring Feet…in Feet!

How big is a foot? Students find out to explore how to measure in feet by comparing their own feet to rulers. Then they set off to measure the length and width of the classroom!

2nd grade

Math

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Let's Choose Less

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Let's Choose Less

More or less? In this hands-on lesson, your students hone important fine motor skills and learn how to compare quantities.

Preschool

Math

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Measurement Tools

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Measurement Tools

Introduce students to measurement tools with this fun hands-on activity. Students will get plenty of practice comparing length and weight as well. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **How Big is It?**.

1st grade

Math

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Making Measurements for Line Plots

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Making Measurements for Line Plots

In this hands-on lesson, your students will get to sharpen their measuring skills as they measure lengths of items in your classroom to the nearest quarter inch. They'll get to then use their data to create line plots.

3rd grade

Math

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Which Unit of Measurement?

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Which Unit of Measurement?

Get your students explaining estimations and measurements of liquid volumes and masses of objects! Use this lesson independently or alongside *Estimating Measurements of Mass and Volume Using Metric Units.*

3rd grade

Math

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Is It Tall or Short?

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Is It Tall or Short?

Students will love this engaging lesson plan that incorporates movement, stories, and building to learn all about comparing height! It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Comparing Tall and Short lesson plan.

Preschool

Math

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Wonderful World of Worms

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Wonderful World of Worms

Squirm with worms! In this interactive lesson, students will work with live worms to learn about measurement and living things.

Preschool

Math

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Long, Longer, Longest

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Long, Longer, Longest

Students will love working together to create a display that demonstrates understanding of relative length. Use alone or with the lesson **Order Up Measurement.**

1st grade

Math

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