Mathematics Curriculum Framework - November 2000
Learning Standards by Strand
for Grades PreK-K
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:
Recognize and compare the attributes of length, volume/capacity
, weight, area, and time using appropriate language, e.g., longer, taller, shorter, same length; heavier, lighter, same weight; holds more, holds less, holds the same amount.
Make and use estimates of measurements from everyday experiences.
Use nonstandard units to measure length, area, weight, and capacity
Exploratory Concepts and Skills
- Explore and use standard units to measure and compare temperature, length, and time.
- Identify positions of events over time, e.g., earlier, later.
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Learning Standards for Grades 1-2