Common Core State Standards

# CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.MD.A.2

Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has "more of"/"less of" the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.

32 of 40 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments

### Volume and Capacity Sorting Activity

A sorting activity to practice comparing the capacity of different objects.

2 pages Grades: PK - K

### Which Objects Have Capacity? - Worksheet

A worksheet to use when exploring the concept of capacity.

3 pages Grades: PK - K

### Which Is Longer? – Interactive PowerPoint

An interactive PowerPoint quiz that asks students to compare the length and height of various everyday objects.

23 pages Grades: PK - K

### Volume and Capacity Worksheets

A set of 6 worksheets aimed at improving students' basic understanding of volume and capacity.

6 pages Grades: PK - K

### Measuring, Comparing, and Ordering Capacity – Worksheet

A worksheet that explores the concept of capacity using informal units of measurement.

2 pages Grades: K - 2

### Measuring Length with Informal Units - Worksheet

A worksheet to use when learning about measuring length using informal units.

2 pages Grades: K - 1

### Length Investigation - The Longest Finger

A mathematics investigation involving length, embedded in a real-world context.

4 pages Grades: K - 1

### Let's Get Measuring with Connecting Cubes

A set of templates to use when measuring with informal units.

10 pages Grades: K - 2

### Capacity Math Investigation - Filling the Fish Tank

A mathematics investigation involving capacity, embedded in a real-world context.

4 pages Grades: K - 2

### Let's Get Measuring with Counters

A set of templates to use when measuring with informal units.

10 pages Grades: K - 2

### Measuring with Dinosaur Footprints - Worksheet

A worksheet to use when exploring informal units of length.

4 pages Grades: K - 1

### Mass Investigation - How Heavy Are the Objects in Your Classroom?

A mathematics investigation involving mass, embedded in a real-world context.

7 pages Grades: PK - K

### Which Holds More? – Interactive PowerPoint

An interactive PowerPoint quiz that asks students to compare the capacity of various containers.

23 pages Grades: PK - K

### Goal Labels - Units of Measurement (Lower Elementary)

Seventeen Measurement Goal Labels for lower elementary.

19 pages Grades: K - 2

### Which Is Longer? – Mini-Book

Compare the length and height of various common objects with this 8-page mini-book.

4 pages Grades: PK - K

### Which Is Heavier? – Mini-Book

Compare the mass of common, everyday objects with this 8-page mini-book.

4 pages Grades: PK - K

### Which Holds More? – Mini-Book

Compare the capacity of various containers with this 8-page mini-book.

4 pages Grades: PK - K

### Let's Get Measuring with Paper Clips

A set of templates to use when measuring with informal units.

10 pages Grades: K - 2

### Measuring, Comparing, and Ordering Height – Worksheet

A worksheet to use when learning about measuring length using informal units.

2 pages Grades: K - 1

### Using Balance Scales

A 60-minute lesson in which students will create a set of balance scales for measuring and comparing the masses of objects.

141 pages Grades: PK - K 60 mins

### Measuring Capacity with Informal Units

This mathematics unit addresses the concept of measuring, comparing, and ordering capacity using informal units.

### Assessment - Measuring Capacity with Informal Units

A 30 minute assessment in which students will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of capacity.

4 pages Grade: K 30 mins

### Review of Capacity

A 60 minute lesson in which students will review the concept of capacity.

### Capacity Investigation - Filling the Fish Tank

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply their knowledge and understanding of capacity to a real-world situation.

8 pages Grade: K 60 mins

### Measuring, Comparing, and Ordering Capacities

A 60 minute lesson in which students will estimate and measure the capacity of containers using informal units.

4 pages Grade: K 60 mins

### Comparing Capacities

A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore and compare the capacity of containers.

### Introduction to Capacity

A 60 minute lesson in which students will be introduced to and explore the concept of capacity.

6 pages Grade: K 60 mins

### Measuring Mass with Informal Units Unit Plan

This mathematics unit addresses the concept of measuring, comparing, and ordering mass using informal units.

10 pages Grades: PK - K

### Assessment - Measuring Mass with Informal Units

A 30 minute assessment in which students will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of mass.

4 pages Grades: PK - K 30 mins

### Review of Mass

A 60-minute lesson in which students will review the concept of mass.

Grades: PK - K 60 mins

### Mass Investigation - How Heavy Are the Objects in Your Classroom?

A 60-minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge and understanding of mass to a real-world context.

13 pages Grades: PK - K 60 mins

### Comparing and Ordering Mass

A 60-minute lesson in which students will develop the concept of mass by comparing and ordering the masses of objects.

Grades: PK - K 60 mins