This resource contains a 70 slide PowerPoint lesson on length and height to support the delivery of the Year 1 Measurement - Block 3 - Spring Term White Rose (WRM) ‘small steps’ programme. These resources are for Weeks 8 -9.
The PowerPoint exemplifies and illustrates the White Rose small steps and includes reasoning and problem-solving tasks. The resource focuses on the following objectives and small steps:
Year 1 Maths National Curriculum Objectives
Begin to record lengths and heights.
Compare, describe and solve practical problems for: lengths and heights (for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half)
White Rose Small Steps
Compare lengths and heights
Measure length (1)
Measure length (2)
The PowerPoint includes:
The terms used to describe and compare length and height - long, longer, longest; short, shorter, shortest; tall, taller, tallest, small, smaller, smallest.
Non-standard units of measurement such as cubes and hands to measure the length and height of objects.
Examples of how different non-standard units are more suitable for measuring the length and height of different objects.
The fact that non-standard units should be exactly in line with the object to get an accurate measurement.
Demonstrations of how to measure using a ruler.
Reasoning and problem solving tasks
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