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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
Additional Resources
 

KindergartenHiddenNumbers from JD K-4 Math on Vimeo.

Kindergarten Number Staircase from JD K-4 Math on Vimeo.

Kindergarten Longer Than, Shorter Than from JD K-4 Math on Vimeo.

Kindergarten Heavier Lighter from JD K-4 Math on Vimeo.

Kindergarten weight comparison non-standard from JD K-4 Math on Vimeo.


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