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Measuring to the Nearest Inch, Half Inch, and Quarter Inch

There is guidance here related to this worksheet and the cut-out and make your own ruler exercise is here. Printing Note: Some printers do not default to printing at 100%. If necessary, set your printer to 100% to ensure the objects are correctly sized. Also, remember that measuring real objects will give your children a more concrete learning experience.

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Measure objects below to the nearest inch, then the nearest half inch, and finally to the nearest fourth of an inch.

Pencil

A blank ruler outline on a 1/8 inch grid

Length:

5" to nearest inch

5" to nearest half inch

4 ¾" to nearest fourth of an inch

Fork

A blank ruler outline on a 1/8 inch grid

Length:

5" to nearest inch

5 ½" to nearest half inch

5 ½" to nearest fourth of an inch

Clothes Peg

A blank ruler outline on a 1/8 inch grid

Length:

3" to nearest inch

2 ½" to nearest half inch

2 ¾" to nearest fourth of an inch

Safety Pin

A blank ruler outline on a 1/8 inch grid

Length:

1" to nearest inch

1 ½" to nearest half inch

1 ¼" to nearest fourth of an inch

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Try the next Measurement and Line Plots worksheet in this series

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Related Resources

The various resources listed below are aligned to the same standard, (3MD04) taken from the CCSM (Common Core Standards For Mathematics) as the Measurement Worksheet shown above.

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.

Example/Guidance

Taking Measurements and Creating Line Plots

Worksheet

Similar to the above listing, the resources below are aligned to related standards in the Common Core For Mathematics that together support the following learning outcome:

Represent and interpret data

 

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