Worksheet: Comparing Lengths Indirectly

In this worksheet, we will practice how to compare the lengths of two objects by comparing their lengths to a third object, either by looking at them or by measuring with square units.

Q1:

Complete the following statements with taller or shorter.

The egg is than 4 blocks.

  • Ataller
  • Bshorter

The hen is than 4 blocks.

  • Ashorter
  • Btaller

The hen is than the egg.

  • Ataller
  • Bshorter

Q2:

Benjamin is taller than Daniel.

Benjamin is shorter than Michael

Who is tallest?

  • ADaniel
  • BMichael
  • CBenjamin

Q3:

The blue pencil is longer than the orange pencil.

The orange pencil is longer than the green pencil.

Which color pencil is longest?

  • ABlue
  • BOrange
  • CGreen

Q4:

Use the clues to order the objects from shortest to tallest.

  • The tree is shorter than the house.
  • The tower is taller than the house.
  • A
  • B
  • C

Q5:

Complete the following statements with taller or shorter.

The rabbit is than the 8 blocks.

  • Ataller
  • Bshorter

The carrot is than the 8 blocks.

  • Ataller
  • Bshorter

The rabbit is than the carrot.

  • Ashorter
  • Btaller

Q6:

Compare these objects by length.

Find the missing cards to finish the sentence.

  • A
  • B

  • A
  • B

  • A
  • B

Q7:

The cat is about blocks tall.

  • A3
  • B4
  • C2

The giraffe is about blocks tall.

  • A5
  • B6
  • C7

The cat is than the giraffe.

  • Ashorter than
  • Btaller than

Q8:

Elizabeth is taller than Emma. Emma is taller than Anthony. Who is the tallest?

  • AElizabeth
  • BEmma
  • CAnthony

Q9:

A cream soda bottle is 5 inches long. A cola bottle is 2 inches shorter than the cream soda bottle. An orange juice bottle is 1 inch shorter than the cream soda bottle. Which of them is the shortest?

  • Athe cream soda bottle
  • Bthe orange juice bottle
  • Cthe cola bottle

Q10:

Matthew is taller than Daniel and shorter than Benjamin. Who is the shortest?

  • ADaniel
  • BBenjamin
  • CMatthew

Q11:

My pencil is longer than my pen. My pen is longer than my crayon. Which is the shortest?

  • AThe pencil
  • BThe crayon
  • CThe pen

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