Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Practical experience measuring the weight/mass of familiar objects (e.g., foods, pencils, book bags, shoes) helps to establish benchmarks and facilitates the student’s ability to estimate weight/mass.
Estimate and measure the weight/mass of objects in both U.S. Customary and metric units (ounce, pound, gram, or kilogram) to the nearest appropriate measure, using a variety of measuring instruments. (b)
The student will estimate and measure a) length to the nearest inch; and b) weight to the nearest pound.
estimate and measure liquid volume and describe the results in U.S. Customary units; and
length to the nearest inch; and
weight to the nearest pound.
Estimate and then measure the length of various line segments and objects to the nearest inch using a ruler. (a)
Estimate and then measure the weight of objects to the nearest pound using a scale. (b)
Compare estimates of the length with the actual measurement of the length. (a)
Opportunities to explore the concepts of perimeter and area should involve hands-on experiences (e.g., placing toothpicks (units) around a polygon and counting the number of toothpicks to determine its perimeter and filling or covering a polygon with tiles (square units) and counting the tiles to determine its area).