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Comparing Tall and Short
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
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?
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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Linking Line Plots and Fractions
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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Estimating Length
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
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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Converting Metric Measurement in Word Problems
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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Footy Fun!
Footy Fun!
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Footy Fun!
Looking for a fun way to learn about measurement? Inch on over to this engaging lesson. Students will love using their own feet to determine the lengths of different objects.
1st grade
Math
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The Smaller They Come
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 Bigger and Smaller
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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Cooking School Fractions
Cooking School Fractions
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Cooking School Fractions
Make equivalent fractions matter in the real world with this hands-on math lesson! Students use measuring cups and spoons to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
4th grade
Math
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Can I Have Some More?
Can I Have Some More?
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Can I Have Some More?
Your students will easily be able to tell which is more after this enjoyable hands on lesson. Students will solidify their skill with an independent worksheet.
Preschool
Math
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Measurement Madness
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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Line Plots: Representing the Length of Classroom Items
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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Estimating Measurements of Mass and Volume Using Metric Units
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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Metric Conversions Conversations
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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Sweet Math Lesson
Sweet Math Lesson
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Sweet Math Lesson
This sweet, comprehensive lesson allows your students to count candy pieces and identify who has more, less, or an equal share. Young learners will have a great time while improving their math skills.
Preschool
Math
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Exploring Metric Units of Length
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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Exploring Nonstandard Units of Length
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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Exploring Capacity
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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Comparing Numbers: Marshmallow Math
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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Comparing Spring Things
Comparing Spring Things
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Comparing Spring Things
Bigger, taller, shorter, or longer? In this spring lesson plan, students will compare two objects and create their own spring-themed comparison worksheet. They will draw pairs of pictures and come up with their own comparison questions.
Kindergarten
Math
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Which Unit of Measurement?
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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Order Up!
Order Up!
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Order Up!
It’s time to get measuring! In this lesson students determine the lengths of different towers and then put them in order from shortest to longest.
1st grade
Math
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Let's Choose Less
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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