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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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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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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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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
Lesson Plan
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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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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Measurement Tools
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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Can you compare?
Can you compare?
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Can you compare?
In this fun hands-on lesson, students will get introduced to comparing heavy and light objects. This can be used as a stand alone lesson or pre-lesson for the **Heavier or Lighter** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
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Making Measurements for Line Plots
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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Is It Tall or Short?
Is It Tall or Short?
Lesson Plan
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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Measuring Is So Much Fun!
Measuring Is So Much Fun!
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Measuring Is So Much Fun!
In this active lesson, your students will love learning how to use a ruler as they go on a measurement scavenger hunt in the classroom! It can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the Wonderful World of Worms lesson plan.
Preschool
Math
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Wonderful World of Worms
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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Finding More
Finding More
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Finding More
Using an engaging read-aloud, your students will learn all about the concept of comparison in math!
Preschool
Math
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Collect, Organize, and Discuss the Data
Collect, Organize, and Discuss the Data
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Collect, Organize, and Discuss the Data
Support your students as they collect, organize, and discuss measurement data! Use this lesson independently or alongside *Making Measurements for Line Plots*.
3rd grade
Math
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Which One is Bigger?
Which One is Bigger?
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Which One is Bigger?
WIth this lesson, students will have fun building masterpieces unifex cubes. Then, they will identify which item is bigger or smaller. his lesson plan can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Comparing Bigger and Smaller** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
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How Much Does It Weigh?
How Much Does It Weigh?
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How Much Does It Weigh?
In this fun exploration of materials, students will practice differentiating between heavy and light objects.
Preschool
Math
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The Language of Estimation
The Language of Estimation
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The Language of Estimation
Use this support lesson to provide students with the opportunity to explore what it means to estimate. This hands on activity can be used alone or alongside the lesson Estimating Length.
2nd grade
Math
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Which One Has More?
Which One Has More?
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Which One Has More?
In this comparison-focused math lesson, students will get hands-on practice as they learn all about the concepts of more and less.
Preschool
Math
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How Big Is the Tower?
How Big Is the Tower?
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How Big Is the Tower?
In this hands-on math lesson, your students will practice using content specific vocabulary as they learn all about comparison! This can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Sizing Up a Bee Hive** lesson plan.
Preschool
Math
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How Big Is It?
How Big Is It?
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How Big Is It?
Your young scientists will have tons of fun visiting measurement stations and using tools to measure various objects. They'll even be able to create posters at the end of the activity.
1st grade
Math
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