How to Read a Ruler
About the How to Read a Ruler Lesson
This lesson introduces students to the ruler.
• To be able to tell what each line on a ruler means.
• To be able to identify the abbreviations for foot and inch.
• To be able to correctly read a ruler.
An English ruler consists of twelve inches. Twelve inches make up one foot. When looking at a ruler, we need to have a good grasp of fractions in order to read a ruler.