Measurement and data in first grade includes such important concepts as comparing the length and weight of two objects using a third object. This guided lesson, designed by curriculum experts, takes students on an exploration of these measurement and data concepts. Once through with the lesson, kids can gain extra practice with measurement and data with the accompanying worksheets.
Comparison is one of the most crucial math skills second graders learn, because it can be applied to so many other disciplines across the elementary school curriculum. In this measurement and data lesson, kids will work on object comparison and graphing. The exercises ask kids to list objects in size order, estimate length, note differences in length, and make bar graphs.
If your child is having fun measuring objects around the house, they will need to get their hands on a few different measuring tools. To practice calculating the area of a shape, either ruler or tape measure will be instrumental. The following activities present more ideas for measuring practice, such as using measuring cups to measure liquids like milk for breakfast.