      Module 3
Comparison of Length, Weight, Capacity, and Numbers to 10

Overview

Throughout this module students will be:
• comparing numbers
• identifying whether the number of objects in one group is greater thanless than, or equal to the number of objects in another group
• describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight

Vocabulary

 Terminology Definition Illustration Balance Scale Tool for weigth measurement Capacity A measure of how much a container can hold Compare To decide if one number is greater than, less than, or equal to another number Can also be used to tell how shapes are alike or different Endpoint The end of an object; must be lined up to compare lengths Enough/not enough Comparative term Heavier than/lighter than Having a weight that is greater/less than that of another object. lighter than heavier than Height Vertical distance measurement from top to bottom Length Distance measurement from end to end; in a rectangular shape, length can be used to describe any of the four sides Longer than/shorter than Comparing the length of two objects Shorter than Longer than More than/fewer than Comparing quantity or amount Taller than/shorter than Used to compare the height of two objects taller than shorter than The same as Alike in size, quantity, or amount same height Weight A measure of how heavy something is   Dr. Peter Smith, Superintendent P.O. Box 606 DeWitt, NY 13214 Phone: (315) 445-8300 www.jamesvilledewitt.org