1st Grade Measurement and Data

This page provides samples of 1st Grade Measurement and Data Activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards. All activities are suitable for use in Math Centers, small group or whole class settings and are designed to provide opportunities for students to communicate their reasoning and  mathematical thinking. All sample files are in PDF format
. Sample activities listed in blue are available for immediate download. Activities listed in **grey are included in our 1st Grade Math Centers eBook.

Measure lengths indirectly and by iterating length units
1.MD.A.1 Order three objects by length; compare the lengths of two objects indirectly by using a third object.
Possible Activities:
Which is Longest?
Scoop and Order

1.MD.A.2 Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps. Limit to contexts where the object is being measured is spanned by a whole number of length units with no gaps or overlaps.

Possible Activities:
Measuring with Sticks
Measuring with Snap Cubes
Also included in 
1st Grade Math Centers:
** Measuring Shoes
** Measuring with Snap Cubes
** Measuring with Dominoes
** Ordering Cuisenaire Rods
** Which is Longer?

Tell and write time
1.MD.B.3 Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks
Possible Activities:
Time Barrier Game (ver.1)
My Favorite Time of Day
Also included in 1st Grade Math Centers:
** Time Match (ver. 1)
** Time Match (ver. 2)

Represent and interpret data
1.MD.C.4 Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category; and how many more or less are in one category than another.
Which Has Fewer? (ver. 1)
Math Read Aloud Task Card:
Duck! Rabbit!
Also included in 1st Grade Math Centers:
** Which Has Fewer (ver. 2)
** Draw a Graph (ver. 1-3)

 1st Grade Measurement and Data Read-Alouds

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 1st Grade EBooks

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