Mathematics Curriculum Framework - November 2000
Learning Standards by Strand
for Grades 1-2
Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements
Students engage in problem solving, communicating, reasoning, connecting, and representing as they:
Identify parts of the day (e.g., morning, afternoon, evening), days of the week, and months of the year. Identify dates using a calendar.
Tell time at quarter-hour intervals on analog
clocks using a.m. and p.m.
Compare the length, weight, area, and volume of two or more objects by using direct comparison.
Measure and compare common objects using metric and English units of length measurement, e.g., centimeter, inch.
Select and correctly use the appropriate measurement tools, e.g., ruler, balance scale, thermometer.
Make and use estimates of measurement, including time, volume, weight, and area.
Exploratory Concepts and Skills
- Explore measurable attributes of objects, including length, perimeter, weight, area, volume, and temperature. Compare concrete objects using these measures.
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Learning Standards for Grades 3-4