## Language to describe and compare length

Activity type: Printable

## Language to describe and compare length

Course
Mathematics
Kinder
Section
Length
Outcome
Directly compare length
Activity Type
Printable
Activity ID
3251

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## United States – Common Core State Standards

• ##### K.MD – Measurement & Data
• Mathematics

• K.MD.2 – Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.

• ##### 1.MD – Measurement & Data
• Mathematics

• 1.MD.1 – Order three objects by length; compare the lengths of two objects indirectly by using a third object.

## Australia – Australian Curriculum

• ##### Measurement and Geometry
• Using units of measurement

• ACMMG019 – Measure and compare the lengths and capacities of pairs of objects using uniform informal units

## New Zealand – National Standards

• ##### 1.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 1.GM.1 – Compare the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, and weights of objects directly

• ##### 2.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 2.GM.1 – Compare the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, and weights of objects and the durations of events, using self-chosen units of measurement

• ##### 3.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 3.GM.1 – Measure the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, and weights of objects and the duration of events, using linear whole-number scales and applying basic addition facts to standard units

## United Kingdom – National Curriculum

• ##### Year 1 programme of study
• KS1.Y1.M – Measurement

• Pupils should be taught to:

• KS1.Y1.M.1 – Compare, describe and solve practical problems for:

• KS1.Y1.M.1.a: lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]