Measuring Length Practice Topic Index  | Grade 3 Math | Elementary Test Prep | StudyZone

on measuring length.

 Select the unit you would use to measure each object. Click on the name of the unit you think is correct. ** Be sure to click on the "x" in the corner of the pop up picture to close it!!
 Length of a pencil _______________. yard Length of a desk_______________. feet Height of the ice cream cone_______________. Width of the book_______________. yards Height of the blackboard_______________. inches Length of the bus._______________. inches

 Which tool would you use to measure the length of the humming bird?  ruler    yardstick ruler Answer Hummingbirds are very small, only about 3 inches. A ruler is a tool that measures inches. Ruler is the correct answer. Explanation

 We have a tree outside the window. Which tool would you use to measure the height of the tree? ruler    yardstick yardstick Answer A tree's height is more that 3 feet. Objects more than 3 feet are measured in yards. A yardstick is used to measure the tree. Explanation

 Steve uses his math book to do his homework.  What tool can he use to measure the length of his math book? ruler    yardstick ruler Answer A ruler is used to measure the length of objects that are less than 12 inches. A ruler would be used to measure the book. Explanation

Click on the ruler to review the lesson.

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