Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of several objects to the nearest whole unit, or by making repeated measurements of the same object. Show the measurements by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in whole-number units.
Standard TypeMichigan State Math Standards
Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake to find the mistake made in counting up on a number line to subtract. Notice and wonder to compare a bar graph and a line plot. Measure your own hand span. Create and use a line plot of hand span data to answer questions.