Measuring capacity using different units

  • Measuring capacity using different units
  • Course: Mathematics
  • Grade: Year 5
  • Section: Volume
  • Outcome: Customary units
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 4072

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS2 – Key Stage 2
    • KS2.Ma3 – Shape, space and measures
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Using and applying shape, space and measures

          • KS2.Ma3.1 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • Problem solving

              • KS2.Ma3.1.b – Select and use appropriate calculation skills to solve geometrical problems

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 4
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG084 – Use scaled instruments to measure and compare lengths, masses, capacities and temperatures

        • ACMMG290 – Compare objects using familiar metric units of area and volume

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • 5 – Year 5
    • 5.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 5.GM.1 – Measure time and the attributes of objects, choosing appropriate standard units and working with them to the nearest tenth

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • 4.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • 4.MD.2 – Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale.