# TES collection Measure

### Primary Maths - Measure

#### Teaching Tools

Class Clock

• A simple class clock, for the IWB, to explore telling the time. Ask pupils to set or read various times.

Compare Digital Clocks

• A tool to demonstrate time intervals on digital clocks. Pose questions for pupils to set earlier and later times and to identify time intervals between the two clocks.

Introducing Metric Mass

• A fun PowerPoint presentation, complete with some animation and sound effects, to introduce KS2 pupils to the concept of metric weights and measures.

Balancing Animals

• An engaging EY or KS1 activity to estimate and weigh using animals as non-standard units! A great opportunity to model vocabulary such as ‘heavier’, ‘lighter’, ‘equal’, ‘balanced’.

Measuring in cm and m

• Y2/3 presentation for measuring in cm, converting cm into m and reading an unmarked scale.

Measure and Interval Maker

• A tool to model measuring and reading scale intervals. Choose weight, height or length then set the intervals required.

Measurement Topic Cards

• Sets of flash cards with vocabulary for basic measurement, for KS1.

#### Worksheets and Pupil Activities

Clock Printer

• A superb worksheet generator for time-telling with various levels to choose from.

Time Cards

• Flash cards to laminate and for pupils to add the hand in with a dry-wipe marker. All ‘o’clock’ formats.

Cake Cooking Times

• A worksheet for pupils to add on half an hour to various times. Easily adaptable to set more complicated problems.

Time and Measure Problems

• Three differentiated worksheets with word problems, using a mixture of 1 or 2 step solutions.

Dimensions Detective Agency

• A worksheet for pairs of pupils to practise measuring accurately to the nearest millimetre.

Simpsons Measure Problems

• Differentiated word problems based on the Simpsons’ home of Springfield, using metres and kilometres.

Animal Height Labels

• Ask pupils to measure the jungle animals against the measuring stick and record and compare their heights.

Animal Length Labels

• Ask pupils to measure the jungle animals against the measuring stick and record and compare their lengths.

Time, Length, Capacity

• Illustrated, differentiated cards, aimed at Y2, with word problems for carousel lessons.

Katie Morag - sequencing events and times

• Pupils work out the sequence of events by reading the clues. A lovely contextual problem-solving resource for KS1.

Area and Perimeter Investigation

• An investigation to find out the width and area of walls with a set perimeter and height, leading to a practical activity.

Perimeter and Area investigation in real life context

• Using images from Google Earth, real measurements and real prices, the investigation involves the children calculating the costs of re-turfing a football stadium, decking the court yard at Buckingham Palace and knocking down the Houses of Parliament to make a car park.

Chicken Catapult

• An activity for using kg weights to catapult different sized chickens into a tree! The open-ended nature of this activity means that teacher or pupils can set their own challenges and pupils learn to adapt their guesses based on experience.

Weighing Scale Dials

• Large, clear images of scale faces with different numbered and unnumbered divisions. Use for whole class teaching or copy and paste to create worksheets.

Scales and Weight Worksheets

• Aimed at Y4, these are worksheets to practise reading scales and answering questions on weight/mass.

At the Vets

• Ask pupils to measure the height and length of, and weigh, the animals. The pupils’ results are recorded on a second screen. Lots of opportunities to draw out comparison language and to discuss reading scales with unmarked intervals.

Capacity Word Problems

• Two differentiated worksheets. Add in your own teacher and pupil names to personalise!

Capacity

• Two activities involving estimating and measuring capacity using a selection of different sized containers.

Measure Capacity

• Work out the capacity of each container by pouring it into the measuring jug and working out the value using the scale.