Measurement and Data

What Your Child Will Learn

Domain: Measurement and Data


Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. (K.MD.1) Quarter 2
Compare two objects with common measurable attribute, to see which object has
“more of”/“less of” the attribute. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter. (K.MD.2)
Quarter 2
Sort objects into categories; count the numbers of objects in each category. (K.MD.3)

Quarter 1



  • Attribute: A characteristic of an object that students use to define the object.
    Example:Thin, thick, small, large, 3 sides, 4 sides, etc.
  • Length: The distance between two points or objects
  • Weight: A measure of how heavy something is
  • Sorting: Grouping objects based on similar attributes
  • Non-Standard Units of measurement: Any real item that can be used to measure.
    Examples include paperclips, cookies, pennies, or yarn