K.MD.1 Kindergarten Common Core Lesson

K.MD.1 Kindergarten Common Core Lesson

How to teach Size

Using this K.MD.1 Kindergarten Common Core Lesson,  students sort objects into short and tall categories to learn about measurement.

Being able to decide between short and tall measurements will help your students to decide if an object fits in a space. This lesson teaches your students the difference between tall and short.

Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Use the sample measurement cards to show the difference between short and tall and light and heavy. Practice sorting the picture cards under the correct attribute


Other resources to use with this K.MD.1 Kindergarten Common Core Lesson

If you are using this lesson, your students are probably learning about measurement.

Use this Big Bigger Biggest Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this lesson by discussing what the words tall and short mean. Next, students share examples of objects that are tall and short. Then, students sort object cards into tall and short categories. Finally, students continue their practice using the provided worksheets. Challenge students to add new objects to the size categories.

  Be sure to check out more Size Worksheets.


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