# Order objects and Describe your Findings - Lesson for Grade 1, Chapter - How to Measure Using the World Around You

In the lesson "Order Objects and Describe your Findings," first-grade students will embark on a fascinating journey to understand the basics of measurement and data organization through interactive and engaging activities. As part of the "Foundations and Applications in Measuring, Time and Data" unit, this lesson will introduce students to the concept of ordering objects based on various attributes such as size, height, or volume and the importance of accurately describing their findings.

Through activities like "Ordering Flowers," "Compare and Describe: Part 1," and "Part 2 Worksheets," along with "Ordering Objects and Describing Findings," students will develop critical thinking and observational skills. They will learn to differentiate between objects, categorize them accordingly, and communicate their observations effectively. This skill set is crucial not only for academic success across subjects but also for everyday problem-solving and decision-making.

Understanding how to measure using the world around them and to articulate findings clearly is fundamental. It lays the groundwork for more advanced mathematical concepts and real-world applications, such as following recipes, budgeting, and planning. Engaging with these early lessons in measurement and data organization fosters curiosity, precision, and a love for learning that students will carry with them throughout their educational journey.

Estimated classroom time: 17 min
Chapter: How to Measure Using the World Around You
Unit: Foundations and Applications in Measuring, Time and Data
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1st
4:00 min
Ordering Flowers
video
2nd
3:00 min
Compare and Describe: Part 1 Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Compare and Describe: Part 2 Worksheet
worksheet
4th
3:00 min
Ordering Flowers Worksheet
worksheet
5th
4:00 min
Ordering Objects and Describing Findings
Quiz
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• ### Activity 2 / Compare and Describe: Part 1 Worksheet

Learning measurement is best done in steps. Kids can’t begin using a ruler until they at least know if an object is longer or shorter than another! This handy worksheet from Kids Academy is meant to prime your kids to learn measurement successfully. Coach children to observe the images on the page, and to compare the three by length. Which one is shorter? Which one is longest? Answer the questions on the bottom to complete this printable math sheet.

• ### Activity 3 / Compare and Describe: Part 2 Worksheet

Some objects are short, and others are not. A couple of pictures in this cute measurement worksheet are almost about the same. Hone your child’s comparison skills and prepare him or her to learn measurement. Watch as kids sort through the objects to categorize them by length, checking the boxes as they go along. At the bottom, help kids to read the questions and take a final look at the images to complete this exciting exercise!

• ### Activity 4 / Ordering Flowers Worksheet

Believe it or not, preschoolers are ready to begin learning about measurement from an early age when given pictures to compare. This vibrant math worksheet does exactly that using colorful flowers, with each being a different height! Help your little learner examine the flowers at the top of the page. What does he or she notice about them? Assist kids with reading the questions that follow to compare and answer which are shorter or taller!

• ### Activity 5 / Ordering Objects and Describing Findings - Quiz

Students will be assessed on their ability to put items in order and describe their findings.