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Length Word Problems – 2nd Grade

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Here are objects that are found inside Merlin’s cave. Be safe as you move around inside the 360 VR tour. Go below to fix Number One’s mistake.

A

If the answer is  “A  find the number on or around this object.

B

If the answer is  “B  find the number on or around this object.

C

If the answer is  “C  find the number on or around this object.

D

If the answer is  “D  find the number on or around this object.

Start!

You may want a piece of paper to solve problems.

Question #1

Sally had a pencil that was 8 inches long, but it broke.  Now it is 5 inches.

How many inches broke off?

A)   2                –             Telescope

B)   6                –             Star Rock

C)   1                –             Dragon

D)   3                –             Fire Vase

Question #2

Mason traced his body on the sidewalk with chalk.  It was 40 inches tall!  But his sister came and erased 15 inches of it.

How many inches did he have left?

A)   15                     –                   Book Stand

B)   30                     –                   Magic Staff

C)   25                     –                   Telescope

D)   20                     –                   Mini Table

Type the numbers from the objects to get your first clue. Write the clues down as you will need all of them to unlock the master lock.

Clue Box

Question #3

Keri bought a plant that was 6 inches tall.  But it grew and now it is 8 inches tall.

How many inches did it grow?

A)   1                     –                   Fire Vase

B)   4                     –                   Large Vase

C)   5                     –                   Astronomy Tool

D)   2                     –                   Metal Shape

Question #4

Caleb’s kitten was 2 inches tall when it was born.  Now it is an adult cat and grew 4 inches.

How tall is the cat now?

A)   5                     –                   Spell Book

B)   8                     –                   Dragon

C)    7                   –                   Fire Vase

D)   6                     –                   Mini Table

Type in the numbers to get your clue.

Clue Box

Question #5

Sarah had a noodle that was 10 inches long.  But she took a bite and now it is only 7 inches.

How many inches did she bite off?

A)   4                     –                   Fire Vase

B)   3                     –                   Spell Book

C)   2                     –                   Astronomoy Tool

D)   6                     –                   Mini Table

Type in the numbers to get your clue.

Clue Box

Input all the clues to help Merlin fix the mess.

MASTER LOCK

Did you fix the dragon problem?

Share your results with your teacher and parents. Tell them what the Master Lock was and where the key was found.