# Measurement & Data: How To: Read a Ruler (English & Español)

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CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.MD.A.1
Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.MD.B.4
Generate measurement data by measuring lengths using rulers marked with halves and fourths of an inch. Show the data by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in appropriate units— whole numbers, halves, or quarters.

This is a skill that seems to get overlooked or glossed over. I am surprised when upper elementary students cannot tell me that 12"=1' or do any kind of measurement conversions using a ruler. This important because when we are talking about the ruler we're also talking about fractions and equivalent fractions at their most basic levels. Seeing that 1/4" is also 2/8" and 4/16" is, IMO, a foundational understanding.

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I have included a separate resource in Spanish. It is greatly different than the English version due to how time is read in that language.

I am not a native speaker, relying solely on Google Translate to do the bulk of the work, I hope that the translation is accurate. No soy un hablante nativo de español. Estoy usando aplicacione para traducir mis cartas de anclaje al español. ¡Si hay cualquier error grmmatical por favor notofy yo inmediatamente!

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It is a high-resolution vector-based illustration created in graphic design software.
This file cannot be edited in any office software (ex, Word, Powerpoint).However, I discovered that you can use Inkscape, a FREE vector-based program, to open and edit the PDFs included in the download, although you will most likely need to make some adjustments to the file after you do. This will enable you to use vector-based graphics for cleaner anchor charts/posters.

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