# Line Plots of Fraction Measurements

Videos to help Grade 5 students learn how to measure and compare pencil lengths to the nearest 1/2, 1/4, and 1/8 of an inch, and analyze the data through line plots.

Common Core Standards: 5.MD.2

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New York State Common Core Math Module 4, Grade 5, Lesson 1

Lesson 1 Application Problem

The following line plot shows the growth of 10 bean plants on their second week after sprouting.

a. What was the measurement of the shortest plant?
b. How many plants measure 2 1/2 inches?
c. What is the measure of the tallest plant?
d. What is the difference between the longest and shortest measurement?

Lesson 1 Exit Ticket

1. Draw a line plot for the following data measured in inches:

Lesson 1 Homework

1. A meteorologist set up rain gauges at various locations around a city, and recorded the rainfall amounts in the table below. Use the data in the table to create a line plot using 1/8 inches.

a. Which location received the most rainfall?
b. Which location received the least rainfall?
c. Which rainfall measurement was the most frequent?
d. What is the total rainfall in inches?

This video demonstrates how to set up a basic line plot using data from a table.

Lesson 1 Homework
Question 1

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