Measurement Task Cards - Linear Measurement & Reading a Ruler

Grade Levels
3rd - 4th, Homeschool
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Students love this collection of 48 measurement task cards.

-12 cards where students use a ruler to measure common classroom objects

-12 cards where students have to choose the correct unit of measurement

-12 cards on converting measurements within the same system of measurement

-12 cards where students measure to the nearest 1/4 inch

These would make a great math work station or math center activity and are perfect for the Common Core Standards or ANY state standards!

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Total Pages
15 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.
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.
Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table. For example, know that 1 ft is 12 times as long as 1 in. Express the length of a 4 ft snake as 48 in. Generate a conversion table for feet and inches listing the number pairs (1, 12), (2, 24), (3, 36),...


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