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Mathematics Curriculum Framework - November 2000

Learning Standards by Strand

Measurement for Grades PreK-K

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Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement
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Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements

Learning Standards

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. cross symbol
Make and use estimates of measurements from everyday experiences. solid circle symbol
Use nonstandard units to measure length, area, weight, and capacity. solid circle symbol


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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Last Updated: November 1, 2000
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