MA.2.M.1.2

Measure the lengths of two objects using the same unit and determine the difference between their measurements.

Clarifications

Clarification 1: Within this benchmark, the expectation is to measure objects to the nearest inch, foot, yard, centimeter or meter.
General Information
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 2
Strand: Measurement
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5012040: Mathematics - Grade Two (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7712030: Access Mathematics Grade 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
5012005: Foundational Skills in Mathematics K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2019 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MA.2.M.1.AP.2: Measure the lengths of two objects using the same unit (i.e., inch, foot, yard) and determine the difference between their measurements.

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Formative Assessments

How Much Longer?:

Students are asked to determine how many inches longer one line segment is than another.

Type: Formative Assessment

Dragonflies and Grasshoppers:

Students shown images of a grasshopper and a dragonfly and are asked to determine how much longer one is than the other.

Type: Formative Assessment

Walking Ants:

Students are shown the paths that two different ants took and are asked to determine how much longer one path is than the other.

Type: Formative Assessment

Comparing Zigzag Segments:

Students are shown a zigzag figure and are asked to determine how much longer the longest segment is than the shortest.

Type: Formative Assessment

Lesson Plan

If the Shoe Fits...:

In this lesson, students will create line plots based on linear measurements that they collect while participating in the practice of scientific inquiry.

Type: Lesson Plan

MFAS Formative Assessments

Comparing Zigzag Segments:

Students are shown a zigzag figure and are asked to determine how much longer the longest segment is than the shortest.

Dragonflies and Grasshoppers:

Students shown images of a grasshopper and a dragonfly and are asked to determine how much longer one is than the other.

How Much Longer?:

Students are asked to determine how many inches longer one line segment is than another.

Walking Ants:

Students are shown the paths that two different ants took and are asked to determine how much longer one path is than the other.

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