3rd Grade Math - Length, Perimeter, & Area Lesson
CUSTOMARY UNITS OF LENGTH
INCH FOOT YARD MILE
A MILE is longer than a YARD.
A YARD is longer than a FOOT.
A FOOT is longer than an INCH.
How long is a mile?
A mile is 4 laps around a standard track.
The average person walks a mile in about 15 to 20 minutes.
The distance between Dallas and Austin is about 200 miles.
There are 1,760 yards in a mile. There are 5,280 feet in a mile.
How long is a yard?
The average height of an adult male is about 2 yards.
The average height of a ceiling is about 3 yards.
There are 3 feet in 1 yard.
How long is a foot?
The length of an average piece of paper is about a foot.
Most adults' shoes are a little shorter than a foot.
There are 12 inches in 1 foot.
How long is an inch?
The length of a small paperclip is about an inch.
The length of most house keys is about 2 inches.
The height of a can of a soda is about 5 inches.