We included **HMH Into Math Grade 1 Answer Key PDF** **Module 17 Lesson 2 Use Indirect Measurement to Compare Length **to make students experts in learning maths.

## HMH Into Math Grade 1 Module 17 Lesson 2 Answer Key Use Indirect Measurement to Compare Length

I Can compare the lengths of two objects indirectly using the length of a third object.

**Spark Your Learning**

How can you use string to compare lengths? Draw to show.

Prepare pieces of string that are the same length, and set up two tables of objects. One table has objects that are shorter than the string. The other table has objects that are longer than the string. Distribute the pieces of string to pairs of children. Have each pair compare the length of the string to an object on one of the tables. Draw to show if the string is longer or shorter. Then do the same for an object on the other table. Discuss with children if Object A is longer or shorter than Object B

Answer:

Explanation:

I drew to show that the string is longer than the object A and it is shorter than object B.

**Build Understanding**

Question 1.

Jake is at the store. He wonders if a toy whale will fit inside his suitcase. His suitcase is at home, but he has another way to find out.

The suitcase is longer than the shoelace. How can you draw the length of the suitcase?

The whale is shorter than the shoelace. How can you draw the length of the whale?

Is the whale longer or shorter than the suitcase? __________

Will the whale fit into the suitcase? ___________

Answer:

Explanation:

Jake is at the store

He wonders if a toy whale will fit inside his suitcase

The suitcase is longer than the shoelace

The whale is shorter than the shoelace

So, the whale will fit into the suitcase.

**Turn and Talk** How do you know if the whale will fit inside the suitcase?

Answer:

The whale is shorter than the string and the suitcase is longer than the string

So, i can understand that the whale will fit into the suitcase.

**Step It Out**

Question 1.

Gavin has 3 objects. The drinking straw is longer than the ribbon. The ribbon is longer than the pencil.

A. Draw the drinking straw and the ribbon.

Answer:

Explanation:

Gavin has 3 objects

I drew to show that drinking straw is longer than the ribbon.

B. Draw the pencil.

Answer:

Explanation:

Gavin has 3 objects

I drew to show the ribbon is longer than the pencil.

C. Which objects are longer than the pencil? Circle the objects.

drinking straw

ribbon

pencil

Answer:

Explanation:

The drinking straw and the ribbon are longer than a pencil

So, i drew circles around them.

**Check Understanding**

Question 1.

Laura draws 3 lines. The yellow line is shorter than the blue line. The blue line is shorter than the red line.

Draw the lines. Write shorter or longer

The yellow line is ___________ than the red line.

Answer:

Explanation:

Laura draws 3 lines

The yellow line is shorter than the blue line

The blue line is shorter than the red line

We can observe that

The yellow line is shorter than than the red line.

**On Your Own**

Question 2.

**Reason** Tammy wants to find a box for her recorder. She has string that is the same length as the recorder.

Does the box need to be longer or shorter than the string?

Draw to show the string and the box.

Answer:

Explanation:

Tammy wants to find a box for her recorder

She has string that is the same length as the recorder

Yes, the box needs to be longer than the string

I drew to show the string and the box.

Question 3.

**Open-Ended** Is your desk longer or shorter than the bookshelf? How can you use a piece of string to find out?

Answer:

My desk is shorter than the book shelf

I can measure the length of the desk using string and compare the length of the bookshelf using the same string to find out which is shorter and which is longer.

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