2.MD.9 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

2.MD.9 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

In this 2.MD.9 Second Grade Common Core lesson, students generate measurement data by measuring lengths of several objects and show the measurement by making a line plot.Place the Measurement Activity Cards face down in a pile. Choose one card at a time. Measure the item on the card, then put an X on the line plot to show how many inches the item measured. Keep drawing cards until the cards are gone.

Teacher Directions for 2.MD.9 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

This lesson teaches students how to collect data through measurement and then record on a line plot. This lesson is perfect for small group, math centers or independent practice. You may introduce this lesson by reviewing the purpose of graphs.  Next, distribute activity cards and rulers.  As students work, circulate around the classroom to listen to discussions students have about measuring and plotting the data. After the activity, share students discussions that you heard to promote good data collection. Be sure to check out more Graphing activities and the entire Second Grade Common Core workbook.