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Shorter or Taller

In this worksheet, students must state which of two objects is shorter or taller.

'Shorter or Taller' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Measurement Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Look at these two animals.

           

 

The giraffe's height is bigger than the cat's height.

The giraffe reaches up higher.

 

We say:

The giraffe is taller than the cat.

The cat is shorter than the giraffe.

Which is shorter?

           

giraffe

cat

Which is taller?

           

giraffe

cat

Which fence is shorter?

 

A B
A

B

Which fence is taller?

 

A B
A

B

Which tree is taller?

 

 

 

A B
A

B

Which tree is shorter?

 

 

 

A B
A

B

Which ladder is shorter?

 

A

B

Which ladder is taller?

 

A

B

Which building is taller?

 

A

B

Which building is shorter?

 

A

B

  • Question 1

Which is shorter?

           

CORRECT ANSWER
cat
EDDIE SAYS
The giraffe reaches up higher, so the cat is shorter.
  • Question 2

Which is taller?

           

CORRECT ANSWER
giraffe
EDDIE SAYS
The giraffe reaches up higher.
  • Question 3

Which fence is shorter?

 

A B
CORRECT ANSWER
A
EDDIE SAYS
A isn't as high as B.
  • Question 4

Which fence is taller?

 

A B
CORRECT ANSWER
B
EDDIE SAYS
A isn't as high as B, so B is taller.
  • Question 5

Which tree is taller?

 

 

 

A B
CORRECT ANSWER
A
EDDIE SAYS
B isn't as high as A, so A is taller.
  • Question 6

Which tree is shorter?

 

 

 

A B
CORRECT ANSWER
B
EDDIE SAYS
B isn't as high as A, so B is shorter.
  • Question 7

Which ladder is shorter?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
A
EDDIE SAYS
A doesn't reach as high as B, so A is shorter.
  • Question 8

Which ladder is taller?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
B
EDDIE SAYS
B reaches up further, so B is taller.
  • Question 9

Which building is taller?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
A
EDDIE SAYS
A reaches up further, so A is taller.
  • Question 10

Which building is shorter?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
B
EDDIE SAYS
A reaches up further, so B is shorter.
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