Measuring Length

Cover: Measuring Length Spread: Measuring Length

In this book, readers learn what length is and why and how it is measured. They learn about the US customary system and the metric system, where each is used, and the units of measurement in each system. Readers also learn how to estimate distances and lengths.

Table of Contents

  • Lengthy Questions
  • Real Feet for Feet
  • Smaller Parts
  • Feet or Meters?
  • Miles to Go
  • Not so Straight
  • Guesswork
  • Measure It Out
  • Measuring Mania
  • Glossary
  • Books and Web Sites
  • Index



  • Dewey: 530.8
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
  • Reinforced book (9781614732792): 9.5 x 8, 24 pages, © 2013
  • Hosted ebook (9781623231941): 9.5 x 8, 24 pages, © 2013
  • Subject: Science/Tech
  • Series: Simple Measurement


  • Suggested Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 1
  • Lexile® Measure: 650
  • Guided Reading Level: M
  • ATOS Reading Level: 3.4
  • ATOS Interest Level: LG
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 152903
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

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Author: Julia Vogel

Illustrator: Luanne Marten


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