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Lesson Plan: Inch by Inch: Discovering Fractions Using a Ruler
Go to: http://illuminations.nctm.org/index_d.aspx?id=545 (opens a new window)
Description: In this lesson, students use an actual ruler to represent various fractions as lengths. This lesson builds on the work done in the previous lesson with nonstandard measurement as students use a standard instrument to measure a variety of items.
Technology Type: JavaScript 
Author: Tracy Hragrove for NCTM: Illuminations
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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