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355 reviewed resources for customary measurement

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Study Jams! Customary Units of Length

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
See if your mathematicians can go from miles to yards to feet and back again with unit conversions. This video introduces the topic of the customary units of length and common equivalents. The main rule is to multiply when making...
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Discovering Gallon Man—Measuring Up

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Isn't being pint-sized just one-eighth of a gallon? The class investigates the relationships between the different customary units of liquid measurement in lesson five of a seven-part unit to develop various skills. Using the...
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Study Jams! Measure Length

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Mia's pet lizard has grown a lot since he was a baby and she needs help measuring his length now that he's an adult. After choosing the best tool for the job, RJ goes step by step through the measurement process, modeling how to use both...
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Study Jams! Units of Measurement

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...
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It's All in the Measurements

For Teachers 6th
Study customary measurements with your sixth graders. They will investigate linear and capacity measurements to then measure and convert linear and capacity units. Finally they will work in small groups to conduct experiments. Resources...
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U.S. Customary and Metric units

For Students 4th - 6th
Expose your students to the differences and vocabulary associated with both U.S. Customary Units and Metric Units. Sal defines 14 different terms of measure and then sorts them into two categories. He has lots of little side notes that...
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Customary and Metric Measurement

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Through a series of worksheets, mathematicians practice with various concepts of measurement. Conveniently, the 6 pages are easily broken up for individual assignments, and seem to progress in difficulty. Math concepts include drawing...
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Customary Units of Capacity and Weight

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Six straightforward word problems require learners to use customary units of capacity (pints, quarts, cups, gallons) on this assignment. In order to answer each question, they must write an explanation in the form of a mathematical...
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Customary Units of Length - Practice 6.2

For Students 5th Standards
Fifth graders complete nine problems in which they work with converting customary units of length such as feet to yards, and yards to miles. They compare measurements using inequality signs in six examples, and answer two test prep...
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Customary Units of Length - Homework 6.2

For Students 5th Standards
On this measurement hanodout, individuals review how to make conversions with customary units of length. They make conversions, compare lengths, and reason which unit of measure they would use for given items. To conclude the assignment,...
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Converting Customary Units of Length Brochure

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Customary units, also known as standard units of measurement, are the focus of a conversion brochure. Learners compare, identify, and convert customary units of length before folding the sheets into a brochure.
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Graphing and Measurement Go Hand in Hand

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners explore data collection and graphing. They will work in groups to determine the best tool to use for hand span measurement. They also collect hand span data and the whole class organizes data on a plot line graph.
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Math 7/8 Customary Measurement Conversions

For Students 6th - 8th
In this customary measurement conversions activity, learners solve 10 short answer problems. Students convert measurements in a given customary unit to another customary unit such as yards to inches or ounces to pounds.
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Converting Units of Measure

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Follow six steps to implement this series of metric worksheets. Here, mathematicians exhibit their knowledge of problem solving, while converting units of measurement and label their answers with the applicable unit name.
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Measurement: The Size is Right

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Specific learning goals are grouped for different grade levels spanning pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. After preparing the questions and materials, you call a learner to come in front of the class and play the game. Young learners...
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Is There Mystery in Measurement?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Investigate perimeter and area of polygons! In this measurement instructional activity, learners use index cards to create rectangles and trace their hand to estimate its area and perimeter.
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Math 7/8 Metric & Customary Conversions Using Proportions

For Students 6th - 8th
In this metric and customary conversions worksheet, learners solve 16 short answer problems. Students convert between metric and customary units using proportions. Learners convert grams to kilograms and tons to pounds.
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Measuring Mania

For Teachers 6th
Conversion immersion — it's measuring mania! A set of four activities teaches scholars to convert between customary and metric units. Resource covers unit conversions in length, temperature, weight/mass, and volume.
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Getting the Job Done—Speed, Work, and Measurement Units

For Teachers 6th Standards
How do you convert from one measurement to another? Pupils use unit rates to convert measurements from one unit to another in the 21st segment in a 29-part series. They convert within the same system to solve length, capacity, weight,...
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Measurement Concepts practice 6.1

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this recognizing customary measurement concepts worksheet, students estimate and measure objects, determine whether measurement of an estimate is sufficient, make lists of objects with specific measurements, and solve word problems....
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Compare and Convert Customary Units of Weight

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Using the customary units for weight (ounces, pounds, and tones), this video shows how to convert between the two. After reviewing the basic idea of what an ounce, pound, and ton is, the video shows two examples using conversion...
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The American Kilogram

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
America is actually on the metric system in a roundabout way. All measurements in the United States trace back to a one-kilogram cylinder from France. The Veritasium lesson explains the special care given to the original cylinders from...
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Compute with Measures - Problem Solving 8.3

For Students 6th - 7th
In this measurements worksheet, students read the word problems and determine which computation method to use to solve the problems using customary measurements.
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Measurements: Inches

For Teachers K - 3rd
Children solve problems involving measurement using information taken from various items measured (wooden blocks and boxes). This is a particularly good lesson plan to use when introducing how to use a ruler and how to add inches...

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