This packet includes a reading comprehension passage that introduces the students to metric measurement. The students will read about millimeters, centimeters, meters, and kilometers as well as objects that closely relate to these units of measure. For example, the width of your index finger is approximately one centimeter across. The reading passage is followed by multiple choice comprehension questions that will gauge the readers understanding. Finally, a worksheet is included that asked the students to find the length of various objects to the nearest centimeter and millimeter.