Examples, videos and solutions to help Grade 3 students learn how to create ruler with 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch intervals and generate measurement data.
Common Core Standards: 3.MD.3
New York State Common Core Math Grade 3, Module 6, Lesson 5
Worksheets for Grade 3, Module 6, Lesson 5
Lesson 5 Homework
- Travis measured 5 different color pencils to the nearest inch, 1/2 inch, and 1/4 inch. He records the measurements in the chart below. He draws a star next to measurements that are exact.
a. Which color pencil is the longest? _____
It measures ____ inches.
b. Look carefully at Travis’ data. What color pencil most likely needs to be measured again? Explain how you know.
- Evelyn marks a 4-inch paper strip into equal parts as shown below.
a. Label the whole and half inches on the paper strip.
b. Estimate to draw the 1/4 inch marks on the paper strip. Then fill in the blanks below.
1 whole inch is equal to ____ half inches.
1 whole inch is equal to ___ quarter inches.
1/2 inch is equal to ____arter inches.
2/4 inch is equal to _______half inch.
- Travis says his yellow pencil measures 5 1/2 inches. Ralph says that’s the same has 11 half inches. Explain how they are both correct.
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