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## Comparing size

• Comparing size
• Course: Mathematics
• Section: Area
• Outcome: Compare and order the area of shapes and objects by observation.
• Activity Type: Printable
• Activity ID: 3253

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#### United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

• ##### KS1.Ma3 – Shape, space and measures
• Knowledge, skills and understanding

• Understanding measures

• KS1.Ma3.4 – Pupils should be taught to:

• KS1.Ma3.4.a – Estimate the size of objects and order them by direct comparison using appropriate language; put familiar events in chronological order; compare and measure objects using uniform non-standard units [for example, a straw, wooden cubes], then with a standard unit of length (cm, m), weight (kg), capacity (l) [for example, 'longer or shorter than a metre rule', 'three-and-a-bit litre jugs']; compare the durations of events using a standard unit of time

• Using and applying shape, space and measures

• KS1.Ma3.1 – Pupils should be taught to:

• Communicating

• KS1.Ma3.1.d – Use the correct language and vocabulary for shape, space and measures

#### Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

• ##### Measurement and Geometry
• Using units of measurement

• ACMMG006 – Use direct and indirect comparisons to decide which is longer, heavier or holds more, and explain reasoning in everyday language

#### New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

• ##### 1.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 1.GM.1 – Compare the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, and weights of objects directly

• ##### 2.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 2.GM.1 – Compare the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, and weights of objects and the durations of events, using self-chosen units of measurement

### This activity is not included in United States–Common Core State Standards

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