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Comparison of Length: 1.0

These 3 activities, part of the Mathematics Developmental Continuum of the State of Victoria, Australia, are intended to introduce young learners to the measurable attribute of length as distinguished from others. Students compare lengths of two or more objects directly or indirectly. Teaching suggestions and progress indicators are included.
Contributed by: State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development), Publisher
This resource is included in the following PD Collection(s):
Introducing Measurement Concepts K-2This collection of resources is intended to help educators introduce measurement concepts to primary grade students. The resources assist in teaching the concepts of units of measurement, recognizing measurable attributes, comparing sizes, and estimating measurements. Videos, articles, instructor guides, lessons and unit plans are included. More measurement resources can be found in a companion classroom collection and in a second PD collection for grades 3-5.
Math TopicMeasurement, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade LevelK, 1, 2
Resource TypeActivity, Instructor Guide/Manual, Illustration

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (Australia)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentYes
    • ContributorState of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development), Publisher
    • Publication Date2009-09-25
    • Rights(c) State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development), 2007
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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  • User Comments
    • 5
      More Than Great Activities
      By Mrs. V on 12/09/2012 - 15:02
    • Great activities for developing the ability to compare length by measuring. The support materials provide excellent indicators of progress and illustrations for teachers to use to assess student understanding.