Measurements Around the Room: Using Whole, Half, and Quarter Inches
3rd Grade• 1 Hour Lesson
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Subject: Math, Measurement and Data
Skills: Measurement & Data: Whole Inches, Half Inches, Quarter Inches, Making Predictions, and Gathering Data
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: blank paper, pencils, objects found around the room for students to measure, box of crayons, and document camera or whiteboard
Printable Resources: Optional: “Student Rulers” (needed if students don’t have access to real rulers)
Lesson Plan Description
Third Grade 1 hour math lesson addressing Measurement and Data: measuring inches, half inches, and quarter inches, collecting data, and creating line plots (3.MD.4). This lesson includes: key vocabulary, helpful student notes for reference, and measuring items around the classroom. will gather and record measurement data using whole, half, and quarter inches.
Students should have a basic understanding of measuring to half and quarter inches to complete this lesson. This lesson does not provide instruction on reading a ruler, rather it is a hands on application of the skill.