Year 1 - Measurement using non-standard units - Lesson 2

Learning Objective: To be able use non-standard units to measure length and height.

Success Criteria:
I can use non-standard units such as cubes, hands, straws to measure length and height
I can choose the most suitable non-standard unit
I can place my non-standard unit exactly in line with the object to get an accurate measurement.

Resource includes:

  • Flipchart for whole lesson on comparing lengths and heights using interactive resources and involving partner talk throughout
  • Well-thought differentiation on LA, MA and HA
  • Challenge questions for greater depth learning and understanding (possible next steps moving children forward)
  • Self-assessment and Peer-assessment grids included for assessment

**PLEASE NOTE: Independent activity in Flipchart is a free downloadable resource from White Rose **

Follows White Rose Unit Plan (SPRING - Block 3: Length and Height)

Save for later
  • Maths-Master-challenge-Q-(save-paper-version).docx
  • Maths-Whizz-challenge-Q-(save-paper-version).docx
  • Measurement---Measurement-(Non-standard-unit).flipchart
  • Self-assessment-sheet-to-stick-in.docx
  • Independent-activity-(in-books).docx
  • Challenge-Questions---LA-MA-HA---editable.docx

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Created: Mar 11, 2019

Updated: Mar 18, 2019


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flipchart, 6 MB


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