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.Y3 – KS2 Year 3
    • Year 3 programme of study
      • KS2.Y3.M – Measurement

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y3.M.1 – Measure, compare, add and subtract: lengths (m/cm/mm); mass (kg/g); volume/capacity (l/ml)

  • KS2.Y4 – KS2 Year 4
    • Year 4 programme of study
      • KS2.Y4.M – Measurement

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y4.M.4 – Estimate, compare and calculate different measures, including money in pounds and pence

  • KS2.Y5 – KS2 Year 5
    • Year 5 programme of study
      • KS2.Y5.M – Measurement

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y5.M.2 – Understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units such as inches, pounds and pints

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

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

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.