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Customary Measurement. Topic 14. Focus – Day one. To understand the measurement process and the need for having standard units by measuring length with non-standard units and eventually with standard units to the nearest inch. . Focus – day two.

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### Customary Measurement

Topic 14

Focus – Day one
• To understand the measurement process and the need for having standard units by measuring length with non-standard units and eventually with standard units to the nearest inch.
Focus – day two
• Measuring length to the nearest ½ and ¼ of an inch.
Focus – day three
• To be able to choose the appropriate unit of measure for different objects.
• To be able to estimate and measure in inches, feet, yards, and miles.
Focus – day four
• To be able to choose the appropriate unit and tool to measure or estimate in cups, pints, quarts, and gallons.
• To identify objects which hold about a cup, pint, quart, or gallon.
Focus – Day five
• To be able to choose the appropriate unit and tool to measure or estimate in ounces, pounds, and tons.
• To identify objects which weigh about an ounce, pound, or ton.
Inch (in)
• Smallest customary unit of length. Used in the USA!
Foot (ft)
• A customary unit of measurement. 1 foot equals 12 inches.
Yard (yd)
• A customary unit of measurement. 1 yard equals 36 inches or 3 feet.
Mile (mi)
• The largest customary unit of measurement. 1 mile equals 5,280 feet.
Capacity
• The volume of a container measured in liquid units
Cup (c)
• A customary unit of capacity.
Pint (pt)
• A customary unit of capacity. 2 cups equals 1 pint.
Quart (qt)
• A customary unit of capacity. 1 quart equals 2 pints, SO 1 quart equals 4 cups.
Gallon (gal.)

A customary unit of capacity. 1 Gallon equals 4 Quarts.

Weight
• A measure of how light or heavy something is.
Ounce (oz)
• The smallest customary unit of weight.
Pound (lb.)
• A customary unit of weight. 1 pound equals 16 ounces.
Ton (T)
• The largest customary unit of weight.