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How Long Is It? Measuring to the Nearest Quarter Inch Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 4 pages | Grades: 3

Practice measuring to the nearest ¼ inch with this 8-question worksheet.

📏 Measuring to the Nearest ¼ Inch Worksheet

Are you looking for a way to assess your students’ understanding of measurement and length? This math worksheet covers measuring objects to the nearest ¼ inch. Students won’t need their own ruler for this worksheet, as the ruler is printed directly onto the page. This individual practice page includes 8 questions across 2 pages.

An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy!  

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

For students who need a bit of a challenge, encourage them to measure items around the room or in their desks. Students can record their findings on a separate piece of paper. 

For students who need assistance with the worksheet, teachers can point to the nearest inch to the object being measured and have students use their pencil tips to move along the ruler in quarter-inch increments until they reach the end of the object.  

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete. 

To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks. 

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This resource was created by Allie Kleijnjans, a teacher in Pennsylvania and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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