ALEX Lesson Plan

Twizzler Measurement

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 Author: Annie Arrington System: Lanett City School: W. O. Lance Elementary
General Lesson Information
 Lesson Plan ID: 32737 Title: Twizzler Measurement Overview/Annotation: Students will use technology, hands-on interaction, and active participation to compare and measure different heights of objects.
Associated Standards and Objectives
Content Standard(s):
 Mathematics MA2019 (2019) Grade: K 16. Identify and describe measurable attributes (length, weight, height) of a single object using vocabulary such as long/short, heavy/light, or tall/short. Unpacked Content Evidence Of Student Attainment:Students: Given a variety of 2D and 3D objects, use informal language (short, tall, heavy, light, fat, skinny, etc.) to describe measurable attributes of objects such as length or weight.Teacher Vocabulary:Attribute Knowledge:Students know: how to describe similarities and differences in objects. Skills:Students are able to: Describe measurable attributes of objects using informal language. Understanding:Students understand that: objects can be described by using measurable attributes.Diverse Learning Needs: Essential Skills:Learning Objectives: M.K.16.1: Define length and weight. M.K.16.2: Explore objects in relationship to length and weight. Prior Knowledge Skills:Notice same/different and some/all. Begin to name and match colors, sizes, and shapes. Enjoy playing with all kinds of objects. Point to matching or similar objects. Understand that words can label sameness and differences. Understand that some have more, and some have less. Sort a variety of objects in a group that have one thing in common. Recognize and sort familiar objects with the same size. Have an interest in the order of things. Understand the concept of smallest and shortest. Understand the concept of same shape and size. Understand the concept of smallest and shortest. Understand the concept of light and heavy. Understand the concept long and short. Classify common objects according to height (tall/short). Classify common objects according to length (long/short). Classify common objects according to weight (heavy/light). Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards AAS Standard: M.AAS.K.16 Classify objects according to attributes (e.g., big/small, heavy/light, tall/short). Mathematics MA2019 (2019) Grade: K 17. Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common to see which object has "more of" or "less of" the attribute and describe the difference. Example: Directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as "taller" or "shorter." Unpacked Content Evidence Of Student Attainment:Students: Use direct comparisons of physical objects to determine and explain which object has more of or less of the attribute.Teacher Vocabulary:AttributeKnowledge:Students know: how to describe similarities and differences in objects. Skills:Students are able to: Directly compare two objects and explain which object has more of or less of the attribute. Understanding:Students understand that: objects and geometric figures have measurable attributes that allow them to be compared. Diverse Learning Needs: Essential Skills:Learning Objectives: M.K.17.1: Use vocabulary related to length and weight. Example: longer, shorter, heavier, lighter. M.K.17.2: Identify objects by length and weight. Example: shortest pencil, heaviest rock. M.K.17.3: Sort objects according to measurable attributes. Prior Knowledge Skills:Notice same/different and some/all. Begin to name and match colors, sizes, and shapes. Enjoy playing with all kinds of objects. Point to matching or similar objects. Understand that words can label sameness and differences. Understand that some have more, and some have less. Sort objects based on shape or color. Name and match primary colors. Sort objects on the basis of both color and shape. Sort a variety of objects in a group that have one thing in common. Recognize and sort familiar objects with the same color, shape, or size. Understand the concept of same shape and size. Understand the concept of smallest and shortest. Understand the concept of light and heavy. Understand the concept long and short. Classify common objects according to height (tall/short). Classify common objects according to length (long/short). Classify common objects according to weight (heavy/light). Classify common objects according to size (big/small). Communicate long, short, heavy, light, big, small. Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards AAS Standard: M.AAS.K.16 Classify objects according to attributes (e.g., big/small, heavy/light, tall/short).

Local/National Standards:

Primary Learning Objective(s):

Students will be able to accurately sort objects by height.

Students will be able to describe objects as shorter, longer, or same height.

Use cubes to determine which object is longer, shorter, or same height.