Comparing Lengths in Inches Activity | Lesson Plans, Worksheet, Warm Up & More

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Need the perfect, ready-to-go comparing lengths activities? Grab these comparing lengths activities for your 2nd or 3rd grade students, including: comparing lengths lesson plan, warm up, turn & talk, instructional video, anchor charts, learning target, and practice worksheet.

This includes ONE measurement activity that is a part of a bigger Measurement Math Unit Bundle!

Comparing Lengths Measurement Skills Covered:

  • Students will measure 2 objects in inches. They will then compare the lengths of each object by subtracting the greater length from the smaller length. They will find the difference to see which object is longer and by how much.

Formats Included:

  • Printable (color & black and white)
  • Google Slides
  • TpT Easel

What’s Inside the Comparing Lengths Measurement Activities

  • Lesson Plan
  • Learning Target
  • Anchor Chart
  • Instructional Video (covers the anchor charts, warm up and turn and talk)
  • Warm Up Activity
  • Turn & Talk Activity
  • 2 Double Sided Worksheets
  • Answer Key
  • Link to Google Slides

How Long Will the Comparing Lengths Activities Take?

These comparing lengths activities for measurement are designed to fill one lesson period. They will take anywhere from 25-90 minutes.

Comparing lengths is a difficult concept for 1st and 2nd graders to grasp. It may take more time and repetition for students to master this concept. I encourage you to go slow and be thorough.

What standards are covered in the Comparing Lengths Measurement Activities?

  • 2.MD.A.4: Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit.

When to Use the Comparing Lengths Measurement Activities:

  • Math Block – Whole Group or Small Group
  • Homeschool Environment
  • Guest Teachers
  • Substitute Teachers
  • Student Teachers
  • Centers
  • Enrichment
  • Remediation
  • Special Education Environments

Need more measurement lessons?

This lesson is part of a bigger unit – 2nd Grade Measurement Unit – which includes 15 days worth of lessons, assessments and more.

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