To measure lengths using non-standard units (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will explore measuring a range of objects using non-standard units such as our hands.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which colour blocks are the shortest?

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Q2.Which colour blocks are the longest?

2/4

Q3.Which colour blocks are the tallest?

3/4

Q4.Which colour blocks can be described as taller and shorter than the other blocks?

4/4

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which colour blocks are the shortest?

1/4

Q2.Which colour blocks are the longest?

2/4

Q3.Which colour blocks are the tallest?

3/4

Q4.Which colour blocks can be described as taller and shorter than the other blocks?

4/4

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To measure lengths using non-standard units [Part 1]

Measure (1): Length and mass

Q1.Which of these is a non-standard unit of measuring?

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Q2.Which object is shorter?

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Q3.Which object is the longest?

3/6

Q4.Which object is the shortest?

4/6

Q5.Which object is the tallest?

5/6

Q6.Which object is the shortest?

6/6

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

To measure lengths using non-standard units [Part 1]

Measure (1): Length and mass

Q1.Which of these is a non-standard unit of measuring?

1/6

Q2.Which object is shorter?

2/6

Q3.Which object is the longest?

3/6

Q4.Which object is the shortest?

4/6

Q5.Which object is the tallest?

5/6

Q6.Which object is the shortest?

6/6

Lesson summary: To measure lengths using non-standard units (Part 1)

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