


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 halfhour, 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, halfhour, and quarterhour.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/snapdragon/yesflash/time1.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,
halfinch, 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 realworld problems using a calendar. 
A 
Solve realworld problems involving addition and
subtraction of one or twodigit 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, halfinch, and
inch. 
A 
Measure length to the nearest centimeter and inch.
http://www.funbrain.com/cgibin/meas.cgi?A1=s&A2=0&A3=0&COBR=2
http://www.funbrain.com/cgibin/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/MA98bHC6p069070.pdf
http://www.funbrain.com/cgibin/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 realworld problems involving measurement. 
A 
Solve realworld problems involving elapsed time to the
halfhour.
http://www.edu4kids.com/index.php?TB=30&page=13
http://www.counton.org/magnet/minus3/trains/index.html
http://www.timefortime.com/swf/myclox.swf
http://www.oswego.org/ocsdweb/games/ClassClock/clockres.html 
A 
Read
thermometers with Fahrenheit and Celsius scales
(positive whole number temperatures). 
A 
Read
and write time at fiveminute intervals.
http://www.oswego.org/ocsdweb/games/StopTheClock/sthec3.html
http://www.fi.edu/time/Journey/JustInTime/contents.html
http://www.oswego.org/ocsdweb/games/ClassClock/clockres.html 
A 
Read
and write time to the nearest hour, halfhour, and
quarterhour.
http://208.183.128.8/basic/mathtime.html
http://www.oswego.org/ocsdweb/games/StopTheClock/sthec1.html
http://www.oswego.org/ocsdweb/games/StopTheClock/sthec2.html
http://www.oswego.org/ocsdweb/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/ocsdweb/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/geo78arearectangle.html 
A 
Solve realworld problems involving addition and
subtraction of measurements. 
A 
Solve realworld problems involving elapsed time to the
quarterhour.
http://www.timefortime.com/interactive.htm
http://www.timefortime.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
twodimensional 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
realworld situations. 
A 
Use
a ruler to measure to the nearest centimeter and ¼ inch. 
A 
Solve realworld problems involving addition and
subtraction of measurements. 
A 
Solve realworld problems involving perimeter and area
of rectangles. 
A 
Solve realworld 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. 



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 yaxis 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 realworld problems involving rate/time/distance
(i.e., d = rt). 
A 
Solve problems involving scale factors using ratios and
proportion. 
A 
Solve realworld 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).


