Express customary length measurements in terms of a smaller unit, recording measurement equivalents in a two-column table. Solve one-step word problems that require customary length unit conversion.
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If you need to adapt or shorten this lesson for remote learning, we suggest prioritizing Anchor Task 2 (benefits from worked example) and Anchor Task 4 (can be done independently). You might decide not to give Anchor Task 4 independently, in which case it can be consolidated with Anchor Task 2 to be one Anchor Task. Find more guidance on adapting our math curriculum for remote learning here.
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Using a yardstick and a 12-inch ruler, answer the following questions.
Fill in the following conversion tables.
Janella wants to go on an amusement park ride. She sees this sign before she gets in line for it:
Janella knows that she’s 1 yard 8 inches tall. Is she tall enough to go on the amusement ride?
You must be 48" tall to ride by Adam Fagen is made available on flickr under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license. Accessed June 29, 2018, 10:17 a.m..
Show students this image from a CNN article with the information below.
The world's tallest man met the world's shortest man. Kosen, who is 31, is 8 feet and 3 inches tall. Dangi, who is 74, is 21 inches tall. |
How much taller is the tallest man than the shortest man?
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Solve.
a. 8 feet = ______ inches
b. 4 yards 2 feet = ______ feet
Grade 4 Mathematics > Module 7 > Topic A > Lesson 1 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
Modified by Fishtank Learning, Inc.Answer “true” or “false” for the following statements. If the statement is false, change the right side of the comparison to make it true.
a. 12 yards < 40 feet __________________
b. 7 feet 1 inch > 90 inches __________________
Grade 4 Mathematics > Module 7 > Topic A > Lesson 1 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
Modified by Fishtank Learning, Inc.With Fishtank Plus you can access our Daily Word Problem Practice and our content-aligned Fluency Activities created to help students strengthen their application and fluency skills.
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