Show your understanding of measuring length (cm, m) by...

by choosing a personal referent for one centimetre, and explaining your choice. Example: My finger nail is about 1 cm wide.

by choosing a personal referent for one metre, and explaining your choice. Example: A doorway is almost 1 m wide.

by matching standard units like metres and centimetres to given referents.

by showing that 100 cm is equal to 1 m using concrete materials.

by estimating the length of an object, using personal referents.

by finding and recording the length and width of a given 2-D shape.

by finding and recording the length, width or height of a given 3-D object.

by drawing a line segment of a given length, using a ruler.

by sketching a line segment of a given length without using a ruler.