# Shorter or Taller

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

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Measurement Problems

Difficulty level:

### 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

A

B

A

B

Which building is taller?

A

B

Which building is shorter?

A

B

• Question 1

Which is shorter?

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

Which is taller?

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

Which fence is shorter?

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

Which fence is taller?

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

Which tree is taller?

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

Which tree is shorter?

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

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

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

Which building is taller?

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

Which building is shorter?

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