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Measurement Standard for Grades Pre-K-2

 

 

Expectations 

Instructional programs from prekindergarten through grade 12 should enable all students to—  In prekindergarten through grade 2 all students should— 
Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement
  • recognize the attributes of length, volume, weight, area, and time;
  • compare and order objects according to these attributes;
  • understand how to measure using nonstandard and standard units;
  • select an appropriate unit and tool for the attribute being measured.
 
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements
  • measure with multiple copies of units of the same size, such as paper clips laid end to end;
  • use repetition of a single unit to measure something larger than the unit, for instance, measuring the length of a room with a single meterstick;
  • use tools to measure;
  • develop common referents for measures to make comparisons and estimates.
     
 

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