Length Conversions (Standard Units)

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nteractive Math Activity - Length Conversions with Standard Units

In this fifth-grade level math activity, students will practice length conversions with standard units. A variety of math questions will be presented to students in this interactive math game to help them gain confidence and proficiency in converting lengths and distances with standard units, including inches, feet, yards, and miles. Students may be asked to complete the length conversion table, answer a word problem, or fill in the blank with the correct answer. Upon completion of this math activity from iKnowIt.com, fifth-grade students will have a greater understanding of length conversions using standard units of measurement.

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This interactive math lesson is classified as Level E. It may be ideal for a fifth-grade class.

Common Core Standard

5.MD.1, MA.4.M.1.2, 5.7A
Measurement And Data

Convert Like Measurement Units Within A Given Measurement System.
Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.

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