A worksheet to use when learning about measuring length using informal units.
Use this teaching resource when exploring the concept of measuring length with informal units.
Students measure objects in squares, compare their lengths and then order the objects from shortest to longest.
This resource could also be used as an assessment piece to test students’ understanding of the concept of length.
An answer sheet has also been included.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Order three objects by length; compare the lengths of two objects indirectly by using a third object.
Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it wi...
Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.
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/sho...
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