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Lesson Plans, Interactive Activities,

Worksheets, and Links for Grades K - 12

 

Measurement

 

Key:  I = Introduced, D = Developing, A = State Assessed, M = Mastered

First Grade

D

Compare and order objects according to length, capacity, and weight.

http://www.funbrain.com/measure/index.html

D

Recognize the need for standard units of measurement.

D

Demonstrate understanding of the concept of length.

D

Measure and estimate length using a variety of nonstandard units.

I

Use a ruler to measure a line segment to the nearest inch or centimeter.

http://www.funbrain.com/measure/index.html

I

Use scales to weigh an object to nearest pound or kilogram.

D

Recognize that a calendar is a way of measuring time.

I

Mark specified days and dates on a calendar and describe the relationship between days and months.

D

Determine time to the nearest hour and half-hour, using a standard clock.

www.harcourtachieve.com

I

Compare units of time.

D

Use a thermometer to measure temperature and determine the hotter/colder temperature by selecting the higher/lower column of two thermometers.

 

Second Grade

D

Compare and order objects according to length, capacity, and weight.

http://www.linkslearning.org/Kids/1_Math/2_Illustrated_Lessons/2_Estimation_of_Length/index.html

I

Demonstrate understanding of the concepts of perimeter and area.

I

Identify what can be measured about objects in the environment.

http://www.linkslearning.org/Kids/1_Math/2_Illustrated_Lessons/2_Estimation_of_Length/index.html

D

Identify time to the hour, half-hour, and quarter-hour.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/snapdragon/yesflash/time-1.htm  (English /Welsh) ELL

http://www.hbschool.com/activity/con_math/g03c05.html

 

D

Relate days, dates, weeks, and months to a calendar.

D

Explain the relationship between inches and feet.

D

Measure length to the nearest centimeter, foot, half-inch, and inch.

I

Estimate lengths and time intervals.

http://www.linkslearning.org/Kids/1_Math/2_Illustrated_Lessons/2_Estimation_of_Length/index.html

I

Solve problems involving elapsed time in hours.

I

Measure and estimate weight and capacity using a variety of nonstandard units.

I

Find area and perimeter using nonstandard units.

D

Read thermometers with Fahrenheit and Celsius scales.

Third Grade

D

Determine when an estimate of a measurement is sufficient.

D

Demonstrate understanding of the concepts of perimeter, area, and capacity.

A

Solve real-world problems using a calendar.

A

Solve real-world problems involving addition and subtraction of one- or two-digit measurements.

D

Use strategies to estimate or determine length, perimeter, area, capacity, weight, time, and temperature.

A

Use estimation to determine if a length measurement is reasonable.

D

Explain the relationships among inches, feet, and yards.

D

Measure to the nearest centimeter, foot, half-inch, and inch.

A

Measure length to the nearest centimeter and inch.

http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/meas.cgi?A1=s&A2=0&A3=0&COBR=2

http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/meas.cgi?A1=s&A2=1&A3=0&COBR=2

D

Measure to the nearest liter, cup, pint, quart, and gallon.

D

Measure to the nearest ounce, pound, kilogram, and gram.

D

Find the perimeter of polygons.

A

Find the perimeter of a rectangle on a grid.

http://www.funbrain.com/poly/

http://www.sbgmath.com/studdy_buds/MA98bHC6p069-070.pdf

http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/poly.cgi?A1=s&A2=3&A15=1&INSTRUCTS=1

D

Select and apply the most appropriate standard units of length, area, capacity, weight, time, and temperature.

A

Select an appropriate standard unit to measure length.

D

Solve real-world problems involving measurement.

A

Solve real-world problems involving elapsed time to the half-hour.

http://www.edu4kids.com/index.php?TB=30&page=13 http://www.counton.org/magnet/minus3/trains/index.html http://www.time-for-time.com/swf/myclox.swf

http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/ClassClock/clockres.html

A

Read thermometers with Fahrenheit and Celsius scales (positive whole number temperatures).

A

Read and write time at five-minute intervals.

http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/StopTheClock/sthec3.html

http://www.fi.edu/time/Journey/JustInTime/contents.html

http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/ClassClock/clockres.html

A

Read and write time to the nearest hour, half-hour, and quarter-hour.

http://208.183.128.8/basic/math-time.html

http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/StopTheClock/sthec1.html

http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/StopTheClock/sthec2.html

http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/StopTheClock/sthecR.html

http://www.edu4kids.com/index.php?TB=30&page=13 http://www.fi.edu/time/Journey/JustInTime/contents.html http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/ClassClock/clockres.html

 

Fourth Grade

D

Demonstrate understanding of the concepts of length, perimeter, area, weight, capacity, volume, time, and angle measure.

D

Estimate using standard units of measure.

A

Select appropriate standard units to measure length, perimeter, area, capacity, volume, weight, time, temperature, and angles.

http://mathforum.org/paths/measurement/av.html

A

Use estimation to determine if a length or volume measurement is reasonable.

I

Demonstrate understanding that measurements are approximations.

D

Demonstrate understanding of the relationships among units of length.

D

Explore perimeter and area using a variety of models (e.g., geoboards, graph paper).

A

Find the perimeter of rectangles.

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/perimeter_and_area/index.html

http://www.funbrain.com/poly/

D

Select and use tools to measure weight and volume in customary or metric units.

A

Measure length to the nearest 1/4 inch or nearest centimeter.

http://www.harcourtschool.com/elab/act_3_24.html

A

Tell time to the nearest minute.

http://sln.fi.edu/time/Journey/JustInTime/min_quiz.html

A

Read temperature using Fahrenheit and Celsius thermometers.

http://www.hvacmechanic.com/Temperature.htm

D

Develop strategies for estimating the perimeters and areas (such as counting square units) of geometric figures.

A

Apply the formula for finding the area of a rectangle.

http://www.aaamath.com/geo78-area-rectangle.html

A

Solve real-world problems involving addition and subtraction of measurements.

A

Solve real-world problems involving elapsed time to the quarter-hour.

http://www.time-for-time.com/interactive.htm

 http://www.time-for-time.com/swf/myclox.swf

http://www.fi.edu/time/Journey/JustInTime/contents.html

 

Fifth Grade

D

Demonstrate understanding of the concepts of length, perimeter, circumference, area, weight, capacity, volume, elapsed time, and angle measure.

D

Demonstrate understanding that measurements are approximations.

I

Understand how differences in units affect precision of measurements.

D

Demonstrate understanding of the relationships among the units within both customary and metric systems of measurement. 

A

Connect simple units of measurement within the same system of measurement.

A

Use estimation to determine if a length or volume measurement is reasonable.

A

Select appropriate standard units to measure length, perimeter, area, capacity, volume, weight, time, temperature, and angles.

D

Explore what happens to measurements of a two-dimensional shape when the shape is changed in some way (e.g., perimeter, area).

A

Use strategies to estimate perimeter and area of rectangles.

D

Select and use appropriate standard units to measure length, perimeter, area, capacity, volume, weight, time, temperature, and angles.

D

Select and use appropriate tools for measuring in real-world situations.

A

Use a ruler to measure to the nearest centimeter and inch.

A

Solve real-world problems involving addition and subtraction of measurements.

A

Solve real-world problems involving perimeter and area of rectangles.

A

Solve real-world problems involving elapsed time.

http://www.edu4kids.com/index.php

A

Read temperatures on a thermometer using Fahrenheit and Celsius scales.

A

Apply formulas to find the area of parallelograms and triangles.

www.calverms.legend.yorks.com/mesh05pg.htm   

www.calverms.legend.yorks.com/mesh06pg.htm

D

Explain and demonstrate how scale in maps and drawings shows relative size and distance.

I

Develop informal strategies to determine the surface area and volume of rectangular solids.

 

 

Seventh Grade

M

Understand both metric and customary systems of measurement.

A

Convert from one unit to another within the same system.

A

Select units of appropriate size and type to measure angles, perimeter, area, surface area, and volume.

D

Understand, select, and use units of appropriate size and type to measure angles, perimeter, areas, surface area, and volume.

A

Estimate length, perimeter, circumference, area, and volume using a variety of strategies.

A

Determine the distance between two points on the x- or the y-axis in Quadrant I.

D

Select and apply techniques and tools to accurately measure length, perimeter, area, volume, and angles to appropriate levels of precision.

A

Apply formulas to determine the areas of rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, and circles.

D

Develop and use formulas to determine the circumference of circles.

A

Find or estimate area of irregular and complex shapes.

I

Develop strategies to determine the surface area and volume of selected prisms and cylinders.

D

Construct tables and graphs to represent rates of change.

A

Solve problems involving scale factors using ratios and proportions.

 

Eighth Grade

M

Understand both metric and customary systems of measurement.

A

Convert from one unit to another within the same system.

http://www.aaamath.com/mea.html

http://www.mathcats.com/explore/convert.html

A

Select units of appropriate size and type to measure angles, perimeter, area, surface area, and volume.

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/sa_volume/index.html

A

Estimate length, perimeter, circumference, area, and volume using a variety of strategies.

http://www.aaamath.com/geo.html

D

Select and apply techniques and tools to accurately measure length, perimeter, area, volume, and angles to appropriate levels of precision.

A

Apply formulas to find the circumference  and area of circles.

A

Apply formulas to find the area of triangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids.

http://www.aaamath.com/geo.html  

http://www.funbrain.com/poly/

A

Estimate or find the area of irregular and complex shapes.

I

Apply given formulas to find volume of selected prisms and cylinders.

D

Compare and contrast the volumes of a variety of geometric solids.

A

Solve real-world problems involving rate/time/distance (i.e., d = rt).

A

Solve problems involving scale factors using ratios and proportion.

A

Solve real-world problems using the Pythagorean theorem (no radicals).

D

Construct tables and graphs to represent rates of change.

D

Find measures using proportional relationships and properties of similar figures.

D

Determine the measures of angles by applying angle relationships (e.g., complementary, supplementary, interior, exterior, and vertical corresponding).

 

Amie Lambert               Jefferson County Schools