Measuring using informal units

  • Measuring using informal units
  • Course: Mathematics
  • Grade: Year 2
  • Section: Length
  • Outcome: Measure length using informal units.
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 3386

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS1.Y1 – KS1 Year 1
    • Year 1 programme of study
      • KS1.Y1.M – Measurement

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y1.M.1 – Compare, describe and solve practical problems for:

            • KS1.Y1.M.1.a: lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]

          • KS1.Y1.M.2 – Measure and begin to record the following:

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 1
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG019 – Measure and compare the lengths and capacities of pairs of objects using uniform informal units

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • 2 – Year 2
    • 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

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • 1.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • 1.MD.2 – Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps. Limit to contexts where the object being measured is spanned by a whole number of length units with no gaps or overlaps.