How do you measure?
What is a foot?
A foot is 12 inches long.
It can be used to measure books, tables,
doors, etc.
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What is an inch?
An inch is a smaller unit of measurement
that makes up a foot.
It can be used to measure pencils, crayons,
markers, etc.
How do you measure?
Watch the video below to see how you
can read a ruler.
http://math247.pbwiki.com/2MG1-3
Click on green text.
How do you measure?
The video showed how you measure. Let’s review:
1. Always make sure you put the end of the ruler to the end of the
object.
2. Then look at the units you will be using, inches, centimeter or
feet.
3. Then find the last number on the ruler that the object
matches.
4. You just found the length!
The yellow
line is three
inches long!
Your turn!
• Ask your partner to share with you
how long the blue line is…
Your turn!
Answer: The blue line is 2 inches long.
You can write it like this:
2 inches or 2in. or 2”
Great Job!
Now that you have seen how to
measure, go back to the WebQuest
and practice a little more!