# 2.MD.A.1 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

#### CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.MD.A.1

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"Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes."

Our Take: In second grade, students measure the length of objects using standard units of measurement. They should decide which measuring tool to use (ruler, yardstick, etc.) and find an accurate measurement for that object. Give students plenty of opportunities to measure objects of various sizes.

These worksheets can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

## Worksheets

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Does your child like helping Dad at his workbench? Let him flex his metric muscles by helping him measure each item in centimeters using the cut-out ruler.
Math
Worksheet
Worksheet
Here's a math activity with a real-life application: measuring! Help your child get to know rulers and inches with this fun cut and measure worksheet.
Math
Worksheet
Worksheet
Does your child know the difference between centimeters and inches? Help him get to know these units of measurement by using a ruler to measure everyday things.
Math
Worksheet
Worksheet
Chances are your child knows how to round, but how about rounding in inches? Help him tackle this concept with an exercise in measuring to the nearest inch.
Math
Worksheet
Hand Measurements
Worksheet
Hand Measurements
On this hands-on second grade math worksheet, kids measure the length and width of their hand and the length of their fingers to the nearest inch or half inch.
Math
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Foot Measurements
Worksheet
Foot Measurements
On this second grade math worksheet, kids measure the length and width of their foot and the length of their toes to the nearest inch or half inch.
Math
Worksheet

## Lesson Plans

Measure It, Man!
Lesson plan
Measure It, Man!
Students participate in a classroom scavenger hunt with a partner to measure common classroom objects using a ruler.
Math
Lesson plan
Estimating Length
Lesson plan
Estimating Length
Advance your students from relative measurements to learning about standardized units with this lesson that teaches them about inches and feet by using common classroom objects.
Math
Lesson plan
Inches, All Around!
Lesson plan
Inches, All Around!
Look out! Measurement is all around us! In this lesson, students will learn about measuring tools and how to use them. Students will work cooperatively on a fun measurement hunt, exploring and applying concepts of measurement using inches.
Math
Lesson plan
The Smaller They Come
Lesson plan
The Smaller They Come
Help your students use rulers in the classroom with this lesson! Encourage them to measure items around them using centimeters to understand shapes and sizes.
Math
Lesson plan
Meter Stick Mambo
Lesson plan
Meter Stick Mambo
Get ready to shake things up with this fun measurement lesson! Students start by seeing if they can fit under a meter stick and then turn their attention to creating towers to fit under the meter stick.
Math
Lesson plan
Meters Everywhere!
Lesson plan
Meters Everywhere!
It’s time to explore meters! In this lesson, students dive into measuring using meters, learning how to use meter sticks and estimate length in meters.
Math
Lesson plan

## Workbooks

No workbooks found for this common core node.

## Games

Movie Night Measurement
Game
Movie Night Measurement
Kids practice measurement with a virtual ruler in this drag-and-drop game.
Math
Game

## Exercises

Measuring Length in Inches
Exercise
Measuring Length in Inches
American students will benefit greatly from this exercise that instructs how to measure in inches.
Math
Exercise

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