They should be able to respond to questions such as;
‘About how heavy is a tennis ball?’
‘Would you expect a bungalow to be 2 metres, 6 metres or 60 metres tall?’
They should also be able to suggest things that could be measured in:
millimetres, centimetres, metres or kilometres
kilograms or grams
litres or millilitres.
This page takes a look at some common objects and what would be the most sensible estimate of them. it can be found in our Year 4 Measuring category.
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