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Vocabulary

length   height   taller   shorter   longer   tallest   shortest    measure   cm   centimetres m metres  compare    same    equal

During this unit, we will learn how to…

• Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers.
• Compare and order lengths, and record the results using >, < and =

Vocabulary:

Mass, capacity, temperature, grams, kilograms, millilitres, litres, Celsius.

We will revisit the idea of mass and capacity initially focusing on non-standard units such as cubes and jugs respectively. They will then look more formally at measuring using standard units. Practical activities are encouraged to support understanding.

We will learn:

• To measure and compare mass
• To measure mass in grams and kilograms
• To measure capacity
• To compare volume
• To measure with Millilitres and Litres
• To measure Temperature

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