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Grade 3 - Shape and Space

Standard 3.SS.3 - Practice finding the appropriate length of various objects. Understand the approximate scale of different metric units.

Included Skills:

Demonstrate an understanding of measuring length (cm, m) by:
selecting and justifying referents for the units cm and m.
modelling and describing the relationship between the units cm and m.
estimating length, using referents.
measuring and recording length, width and height.
Provide a personal referent for one centimetre, and explain the choice.
Provide a personal referent for one metre, and explain the choice.
Match a given standard unit to a given referent.
Show that 100 cm is equivalent to 1 m by using concrete materials.
Estimate the length of an object, using personal referents.
Determine and record the length and width of a given 2-D shape.
Determine and record the length, width or height of a given 3-D object.
Draw a line segment of a given length, using a ruler.
Sketch a line segment of a given length without using a ruler.

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