Maths /Measurement /Length

Browse our collection of length worksheets, activities and length word problems. These resources support the teaching of rules, units of length, conversion and more.

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Longer and Shorter

Use the words ‘longer’ and ‘shorter’ to complete each sentence.

Using a Ruler Game

A game that allows leaners to practise using a ruler. Laminate for a long-lasting resource.

Choose Units of Measure, Length (1)

Choose the most appropriate unit to measure the length of each object (middle years).

Length Word Problems (3)

A set of word problems involving length and measurement.

Length Word Problems (2)

A set of word problems involving length and measurement.

Length Word Problems (1)

A set of word problems involving length and measurement.

Measure the Room: Length

Estimate and then use standard units of measurement to measure objects in the room.

Converte Centimetres to Metres

Cut and paste to convert centimetre lengths to metre lengths.

Measure Objects with a Ruler

Measure different objects with a ruler.

Measure Lines with a Ruler

Use a ruler to measure and draw lines.

Using a Ruler to Measure & Compare

Use a length of string to compare the length of two lines.

Choose Units of Measure, Length (2)

Choose the most appropriate unit to measure the length of each object (middle and upper years).

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Calculate Perimeter from House Plan

Use the floorplan to calculate the perimeter of different rooms.

Choose Units of Measure, Capacity

Identify appropriate units of measure and estimate capacity.

Measure & Check Area (Rectangles)

Use a ruler to measure the length and width of rectangles then calculate the area of each. Check on provided grid paper.

House Plan Area: Count (Harder)

Use the house plan to answer questions about area. Some grid lines are included to encourage use of the formula Length x Width.

Measure Area of Irregular Shapes Guided

Measure and calculate the area of rectangles. Then use rectangles to calculate area of compound shapes.

Partitioning Capacity (2)

Partition the capacity of the large containers to calculate the capacity of the smaller containers.