
Units of Measure
4th Grade


Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS):
4.8.A

identify relative sizes of measurement units within the customary and metric systems; 

4th Grade Math  Units of Measure Lesson

There are 16 ounces in 1 pound. There are 2,000 pounds in 1 ton.
A TON is larger than a POUND. A POUND is larger than an OUNCE. 
CAPACITY  fluid ounce cup pint quart gallon 

There are 8 fluid ounces in 1 cup. There are 2 cups in 1 pint. There are 2 pints in 1 quart. There are 4 quarts in 1 gallon.
A GALLON is larger than a QUART. A QUART is larger than a PINT. A PINT is larger than a CUP. A CUP is larger than a FLUID OUNCE. 

There are 12 inches in 1 foot. There are 3 feet in 1 yard. There are 1,760 yards in 1 mile.
A MILE is longer than a YARD. A YARD is longer than a FOOT. A FOOT is longer than an INCH. 

There are 1,000 grams in 1 kilogram.
A KILOGRAM is larger than a GRAM. 

There are 1,000 milliliters in 1 liter.
A LITER is larger than a MILLILITER. 
LENGTH  centimeter meter kilometer 

There are 100 centimeters in 1 meter. There are 1,000 meters in 1 kilometer.
A KILOMETER is longer than a METER. A METER is longer than a CENTIMETER. 

There are 60 seconds in 1 minute. There are 60 minutes in 1 hour.
An HOUR is longer than a MINUTE. A MINUTE is longer than a SECOND. 

