Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Compare estimates of the length with the actual measurement of the length. (a)
estimate and measure length, and describe the result in both metric and U.S. Customary units; and
Use benchmarks to estimate and measure length.
Measure the length of objects in both metric and U.S. Customary units, measuring to the nearest inch (1/2 , 1/4 , 1/8), foot, yard, mile, millimeter, centimeter, or meter, and record the length including the appropriate unit of measure (e.g., 24 inches).
Estimate the length of everyday objects (e.g., books, windows, tables) in both metric and U.S. Customary units of measure.
Estimate and measure the weight/mass of objects in both U.S. Customary and metric units (ounce, pound, gram, or kilogram) to the nearest appropriate measure, using a variety of measuring instruments. (b)
Use benchmarks to estimate and measure volume.
Estimate and measure length in U.S. Customary and metric units, measuring to the nearest part of an inch (1/2, 1/4, 1/8), and to the nearest foot, yard, millimeter, centimeter, or meter, and record the length including the unit of measure (e.g., 24 inches). (a)
Estimating and measuring temperatures in the environment requires the use of real thermometers.
Estimate and measure liquid volume in cups, pints, quarts, gallons, and liters.