Understanding and converting the common metric units of length, weight and capacity.
Using a ruler to measure to the nearest centimetre or millimetre. (Please note that printers will print the page at different sizes according to printer settings.)
Estimating and measuring the length of various household objects.
Measuring using a metre ruler (or metre tape measure).
Looking at maps to find distances in kilometres.
Deciding which is the best unit to measure with.
Convert measurements from smaller units to larger or larger units to smaller.
Interpreting scales to find the distance between two points.
Estimating and measuring mass and volume. Plenty of practical work here.
More reading scales where not all the divisions are numbered.
Finding the perimeter of rectangles and using the formula: P = 2l +2w.
Finding the perimeter of regular polygons such as hexagons and octagons.
Measuring the area of rectangles in square centimetres.
Using suitable units to measure the surface area of shapes. Finding the approximate area of shapes.
A quick look at the different ways we use to read and write the time.
Years, months, days, hours, minutes and seconds are all found here!
Don’t miss the boat by reading and using 24 hour clock timetables.