IV.3.E.1

Benchmark 1
Describe or compare motions of common objects in terms of speed and direction.

Benchmark Clarification

The motions of common objects can be described in terms of speed and direction.

Students will:

* Describe the motion of an object in terms of speed (fast, slow, speeding up, slowing down)
* Describe the motion of an object in terms of direction (right, left, east, west, north, south, up, down)
* Compare the motions of two objects in terms of speed and direction

Key Concept / MEAP Vocabulary
Words:

* east
* west
* north
* south
* right
* left
* up
* down

Speed words:

* fast
* slow
* faster
* slower


Real World Context
Motions of familiar objects in two dimensions:

* rolling or thrown balls
* wheeled vehicles
* sliding objects