Block 4: Length
Use a ruler to draw lines, accurate to the nearest half centimetre. (Note printers may print page at slightly different size to the original, depending on settings.)
Although we are metric we still use miles to measure car journeys. Most odd! Here are some routes to work out in miles.
Now some worksheets on measuring in kilometres. For those who like to convert, 1,500 metres is about a mile, and 10,000 metres is roughly 6 miles.
Writing measurements, converting centimetres to metres, millimetres to centimetres etc.
Place various lengths in order of size. A mixture of mm, cm, m and km.
Ordering lengths using different units such as mm, cm and m.
Comparing lengths and heights using a mixture of centimetres and metres.
An introduction to measuring perimeter of simple shapes.
Solving distance problems using kilometres.