Lesson Four – Tins and Cans

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to identify and calculate the mass of different food tins and cans that are recorded in grams. The class can practise using addition and subtraction number skills to calculate the mass of something using grams.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and calculate the mass of different food tins and cans that are recorded in grams

Learning Objectives

Choose and use appropriate standard units to calculate mass in grams. Compare mass in grams using symbols for greater than and less than.

Learning Outcomes

I can use addition and subtraction skills to calculate the mass of something in grams. I can use the symbols for greater than and less than to compare mass.

Tins and Cans

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and calculate the mass of different food tins and cans that are recorded in grams

Tins and Cans

Activity to get the children to identify and calculate the mass of different objects recorded in grams using addition and subtraction number skills

Tins and Cans (support)

Activity to get the children to identify and calculate the mass of different objects recorded in grams using addition and subtraction number skills

Biggest Mass

Interactive activity to help the children use the symbols for greater than and less than to compare pairs of masses in grams

Tins and Cans

Interactive activity to help the children identify and calculate the mass of different food tins and cans that are recorded in grams

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and calculate the mass of different food tins and cans that are recorded in grams

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