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## 2nd Grade Measurement Skills

Prior Standards Implementation

## The standards listed below have been replaced by a newer set of standards.

## Please go to Current 2nd Grade Math Standards for current resources.

Compare and order objects according to length, capacity, and weight.

2.4.1 a

- Heaviest to Lightest - [ designed for 1st grade ] Look at the figures on each line. Click once on the lightest object. Click twice on the heaviest object.
- Poddle Weigh-In - Hacker has removed all of the weights from the Poddles, you must use the scales to estimate their correct weight.
- Teaching Measures - Choose from three modules; length, mass, and capacity. Each category offers several activities for your large screen display as well as supporting worksheets.
Demonstrate understanding of the concepts of perimeter and area.

2.4.1 b

- Fence Me In - find the perimeter of a rectangle
- Perimeter Practice - Adam Ant walks the perimeters and teaches how to find the perimeter of an object.
- Perimeter of a Square - calculate the perimeter of a square with given dimensions
- Perimeter of a Rectangle - calculate the perimeter of a rectangle with given dimensions
Identify what can be measured about objects in the environment.

2.4.1 c

- Measuring Tools - select measurement tools for real-world measuring situations
Identify time to the hour, half-hour, and quarter-hour.

2.4.2 a

- Analog Clock - [ whole class activity ] You call out a time and ask a student to set the clock.
- Bang On Time - Read the time in words then stop the clock when the hands reach the right time.
- Clock Craft - Make a simple paper clock that you can use to practice telling time ( from Enchanted Learning )
- Clock Program - Start with either an analog or a digital clock, then set the other clock to the time given on the first clock.
- ClockWise and Matching Time - select either of these two activities to practice telling time
- Clockworks - Try to set the time on the clock. (four difficulty levels to choose from)
- Draw Hands - free worksheets from Math Slice, time intervals from 1 hour to one minute
- Kid Klock - use pull down menus to select the time you would like to see on an analog clock
- Match Spoken Time to Numerical Time - click on Play, listen to the time spoken then select the number that matches
- A Matter of Time - interactive quizzes on half hour, 15 minute intervals and five minute intervals, in addition to story problems
- Right Time - explore the meaning of AM and PM while they tell time to the hour and half hour
- Smiley Clock - ( Scroll to the bottom . Click on the Play button.) Create a face for Smiley Clock by telling the correct time. Tell time by picking one from three choices. The clock gains eyes, nose, mouth and hair if you select the correct time.
- Stop the Clock - match digital time to analog clocks, or written time, by dragging the digital clocks, or written time | to the nearest hour | to the nearest half hour | to the nearest fifteen minutes
- Tell Time - free worksheets from Math Slice, time intervals from 1 hour to one minutes
- Telling Time - Drag the five digital times to the correct analog clock, then press Stop the Clock to record your time. ( 30 minute increments ) ( 15 minute increments ) ( 5 minute increments )
- Telling Time Practice - Drag the hands of the clock to show the correct time.
- Time To Go - tell time to the half hour
- Travel Time - Which train falls in between the time limit?
- Worksheet Generator - You decide on the variables; students tell the time or draw the hands on the clock face, time increments from half-hour to one minute, and answer sheet.
Relate days, dates, weeks, and months to a calendar.

2.4.2 b

- It's A Date - use a calendar
Measure length to the nearest centimeter, foot, half-inch, and inch.

2.4.2 d

- Centimeters - to nearest whole number
- Centimeters - to half centimeter
- Inches - to nearest whole number
- Inches - to quarter inch
- Measure it - practice using a ruler - inches and centimeters
- Teaching Measures - Choose from three modules; length, mass, and capacity. Each category offers several activities for your large screen display as well as supporting worksheets.
- The Ruler Game - Learn To Read A Ruler (inches only - increments from inches to sixteenths)
- Worksheet Generator - [ inches only ] Print your own worksheets to let your students practice reading a ruler.
Estimate lengths and time intervals.

2.4.2 e

- Are We There Yet? - select the appropriate unit of measure
- Estimate - (use as a whole class activity) Select a range, display tick marks and estimate before revealing the answer.
- Estimator - Practice estimation skills by determining the number of objects, length, or area. (parameters: error tolerance)
- That's Right - estimate measurements in real-world problems using money [some exercises may be advanced]
Solve problems involving elapsed time in hours.

2.4.2 f

- Elapsed Time - free worksheets from Math Slice, time intervals from 1 hour to one minute
Measure and estimate weight and capacity using a variety of nonstandard units.

2.4.2 g

- Measuring Tools - select measurement tools for real-world measuring situations.
- Poddle Weigh-In - Hacker has removed all of the weights from the Poddles, you must use the scales to estimate their correct weight.
- Teaching Measures - Choose from three modules; length, mass, and capacity. Each category offers several activities for your large screen display as well as supporting worksheets.
Find area and perimeter using nonstandard units.

2.4.2 h

- Area Explorer - Find the perimeter of shapes on a grid
Read thermometers with Fahrenheit and Celsius scales.

2.4.2 i

- Hot Stuff - estimate temperatures using a Fahrenheit thermometer
- Interactive Applet of Thermometer - ask your students to compare the degrees between two days
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

- Measurement (Grades PreK-2)
## Review Help

Practice Tests Interactive Practice Games

- Number Gym - This software company provides games as demonstration copies of their commercial product. All games are labeled "Demonstration" but are working copies and can be used by your students.
Daily Questions

- Daily Questions - to be given three times per week to serve as a ten to fifteen minute (approximate) review of practice test items and critical thinking (a 134 page document)
2nd Grade TAAS Practice Worksheets

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