Measurement Activities: Inches, Feet, Centimeters, and Meters

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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Measurement Unit: Linear Measure with Feet, Inches, Centimeters, Yards, and Meters

This hands-on activity pack is a sure way to keep your students engaged while exploring standard and non-standard linear measurement standards. This pack includes quick prints, hands on activities, and task cards that you can use to round out your lessons.

This pack includes:

  • Measurement Book suggestions-Links to 5 books to help introduce your measurement unit.
  • Measurement interactive anchor chart with printable sticky notes
  • Measurement reference posters- Three reference posters to use while teaching your linear measurement unit. Includes a linear measurement poster, inches, feet, and yards poster, and a centimeters and meters poster.
  • Monster Measurement Station cards- set up measuring stations for students to explore measuring items in your classroom using measurement tools.
  • Monster Measurement Station Recording sheets (Inches, feet, centimeters, yards)
  • Measurement Quick prints- perfect for assessment!
  • About How much? Tab Up books-to help students find real-world estimates
  • Which Unit? Tab Up books to help students select the correct unit of measurement
  • Measurement Task Cards- Perfect for centers or small group instruction. For inches and centimeters and includes answer keys for students to check their work.
  • Measurement Word Problem Task Cards
  • Measurement Word problems recording sheet
  • Measurement problems quick print
  • Monster Craft!- Perfect performance task to end your unit of study.


Check out how I used this unit in my classroom!

Monster Mash Measurement Blog Post


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Total Pages
69 pages
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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of several objects to the nearest whole unit, or by making repeated measurements of the same object. Show the measurements by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in whole-number units.
Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems involving lengths that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as drawings of rulers) and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit.
Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.
Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements; describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen.


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