Posts tagged as "measurement"

Posted by Peter on 28th December 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 2 Measurement

The statutory requirements for Year 2 Measurement : Pupils should be taught to: •    choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels •    compare and order lengths, mass, volume/capacity and […]

Posted by Peter on 14th November 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 1 Measurement

Here are the statutory requirements for Measurement in Year 1. There is a great deal more in Measurement now, including money and time. Measurement Pupils should be taught to: •    compare, describe and solve practical problems for: lengths and heights (e.g. long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half) mass or weight (e.g. heavy/light, heavier than, lighter than) capacity/volume […]

Posted by Peter on 25th February 2013

More year 4 measurement word problems

Following the publication of our first set of measurement word problems for year 4 we have had several requests for some more: so here is the second page. The questions cover a range of measurements, including converting centimetres to metres  and working with millilitres, grams and even miles. Space is given to write the answers, […]

Posted by Peter on 28th January 2013

Year 4 measurement word problems

Word problems can cause children quite a few problems as they have to work out what mathematical operation(s) to carry out to reach the right answers. This page is a set of word problems all to do with measurement, including time. In order to reach the correct answers children need to be able to calculate […]

Posted by Peter on 15th October 2012

Worksheet on problems involving measurement

By the end of year 3 children should be confident with using comparative terms such as taller, shorter, longest etc. They should know that: 1 kilometre = 1000 metres 1 metre = 100 centimetres 1 kilogram = 1000 grams 1 litre = 1000 millilitres They should also begin to recognise simple fractions and convert between […]

Posted by Peter on 17th February 2011

Year 4 resources on measurement

We have a growing number of Year 4 resources on measurement. Of course, children today grow up learning about metric measurements and the key standard units they need to know include: 1 kilometre = 1 000 metres 1 metre = 100 centimetres 1 centimetre = 10 millimetres 1 kilogram equals 1 000 grams 1 litre […]

Posted by Peter on 1st February 2011

Maths worksheet: Converting metric units

We have a growing number of worksheets on measurement and in particular the metric system. This is about as hard as it gets for converting larger metric units to smaller ones. The larger units all include decimals and a good knowledge of multiplying by 10, 100 or 1000 is needed. As a special treat the […]

Posted by Peter on 24th January 2011

Year 3 maths worksheet: Using correct units of measurement

Here is something slightly different from the usual maths worksheet. It is a diary of events which assesses how well children understand units of measurement and whether they can choose the most suitable unit or not. The units include: time: seconds, minutes, hours, days capacity: millilitres, litres length: centimetres, metres, kilometres Children have to circle […]

Posted by Peter on 13th January 2010

Resource of the Week: Measuring using the metric system

Thanks to MathSphere and Mathsgogo for these two worksheets which show how much easier the metric system is than the old Imperial system. Take length for example: no 12 inches in a foot, 3 feet in a yard or 1760 yards in a mile. It’s all tens, hundreds and thousands! By Year 4 (8/9 yrs […]

Posted by Peter on 26th August 2009

Resource of the Week: Metric worksheets for Year 4

We have been using metric measurement for a long time now yet many children still seem confused when measuring, whether it is distance, weight or capacity. There are a few simple facts that children need to know, including: 1 kilometre equals 1000 metres 1 kilogram = 1000 grams 1 litre equals 1000 millilitres Not too […]