Length
1st Grade


Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS):
1.7.A

use measuring tools to measure the length of objects to reinforce the continuous nature of
linear measurement; 
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS):
1.7.B

illustrate that the length of an object is the number of samesize units of length that, when
laid endtoend with no gaps or overlaps, reach from one end of the object to the other; 
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS):
1.7.C

measure the same object/distance with units of two different lengths and describe how
and why the measurements differ; 
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS):
1.7.D

describe a length to the nearest whole unit using a number and a unit; and 
Florida  Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking:
MA.1.M.1.1

Estimate the length of an object to the nearest inch. Measure the length of an object to the nearest inch or centimeter. 
Florida  Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking:
MA.1.M.1.2

Compare and order the length of up to three objects using direct and indirect comparison. 
