Students drag each object to the on-screen ruler to measure it to the nearest half-inch. Objects include pictures of paperclips, nails, erasers, crayons, and pencils. There is also a drag-and-drop activity for ordering fractional measurement numbers.
Grades: 1st through 3rd
Linear Measurement: Quarter-Inch
In this interactive whiteboard lesson, students measure items to the nearest 1/4 inch with the on-screen ruler. There's also an activity in which students place quarter-inch measurements in order from greatest to least.
Grades: 3rd and 4th
Linear Measurement: Eighth Inch
For this interactive whiteboard lesson, students measure small objects to the nearest 1/8 inch using the ruler shown on the screen. This activity requires drag-and-drop and writing with the digital markers.
Grades: 4th through 6th
Linear Measurement: Centimeters
This linear measurement lesson requires students to measure to the nearest centimeter by dragging pictures of objects to the on-screen ruler. Objects include a pen, key, glue stick, and a push pin.