Related Topics:

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for Grade 2

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for all Grades

More Lessons for Grade 2

Common Core For Grade 2

Videos, examples, lessons, and solutions to help Grade 2 students learn to measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements; describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen.

Common Core: 2.MD.2

### Suggested Learning Target

**Metric & Standard Measurement Systems**

This video explains the development of the US standard system of measurement and the metric system and how the two systems differ.

**Customary Units of Length**

Learn about the customary or imperial system. Customary units of length are discussed including inches, feet, yards, and miles.**Units of Length**

How to estimate lengths using a ruler. Metric and Customary Units.**Metric Measurement: Length**

This video introduces students to the relative size of the basic units of length in the metric system. It also practices estimation skills.**Metric Units of Length**

This video gives benchmarks for mm, cm, m and km and how they are related.

The first part of the video would be suitable for grade 2 and second part would be suitable for grades 3 and 4.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for Grade 2

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for all Grades

More Lessons for Grade 2

Common Core For Grade 2

Common Core: 2.MD.2

- I can select several appropriate units of length (e.g., inches, feet, centimeter, meter) to measure an object.
- I can accurately measure an object with two different unit lengths.
- I can compare the measurement using the shorter unit length to the measurement using the longest unit length, and explain how the size of the unit length affects the measurement.
- I can recognize the equivalent units of 12 inches = 1 foot and 100 centimeters = 1 meter as well as non- standard equivalent measurements

This video explains the development of the US standard system of measurement and the metric system and how the two systems differ.

Learn about the customary or imperial system. Customary units of length are discussed including inches, feet, yards, and miles.

How to estimate lengths using a ruler. Metric and Customary Units.

This video introduces students to the relative size of the basic units of length in the metric system. It also practices estimation skills.

This video gives benchmarks for mm, cm, m and km and how they are related.

The first part of the video would be suitable for grade 2 and second part would be suitable for grades 3 and 4.

Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the **Mathway** widget, a free math problem solver that **answers your questions with step-by-step explanations**.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

We welcome your feedback, comments and questions about this site or page. Please submit your feedback or enquiries via our Feedback page.