Recording length using decimal notation

  • Recording length using decimal notation
  • Course: Mathematics
  • Grade: Year 7
  • Section: Length
  • Outcome: Converting between metric units of length.
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 4280


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United Kingdom – National Curriculum

  • KS2 – Key Stage 2
    • KS2.Ma2 – Number and algebra
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Solving numerical problems

          • KS2.Ma2.4 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • KS2.Ma2.4.a – Choose, use and combine any of the four number operations to solve word problems involving numbers in 'real life', money or measures of length, mass, capacity or time, then perimeter and area

        • Using and applying number

          • KS2.Ma2.1 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • Problem solving

              • KS2.Ma2.1.a – Make connections in mathematics and appreciate the need to use numerical skills and knowledge when solving problems in other parts of the mathematics curriculum

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

        • Understanding measures

          • KS2.Ma3.4 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • KS2.Ma3.4.a – Recognise the need for standard units of length, mass and capacity, choose which ones are suitable for a task, and use them to make sensible estimates in everyday situations; convert one metric unit to another [for example, convert 3.17kg to 3170g] ; know the rough metric equivalents of imperial units still in daily use

        • 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

  • Year 5
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG108 – Choose appropriate units of measurement for length, area, volume, capacity and mass

  • Year 6
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

New Zealand – National Standards

  • 6 – Year 6
    • 6.GM – Geometry and measurement

United States – Common Core State Standards

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

        • 4.MD.1 – Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table. For example, know that 1 ft is 12 times as long as 1 in. Express the length of a 4 ft snake as 48 in. Generate a conversion table for feet and inches listing the number pairs (1, 12), (2, 24), (3, 36), ...

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • 5.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • 5.MD.1 – Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.