Lesson Three – Kitchen Scales

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to practise using a set of scales in grams to measure the mass of different objects. The class can explain how to use the divisions on a scale to mark the mass of different foods found in a kitchen using grams.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise using a set of scales in grams to measure the mass of different objects

Learning Objectives

Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure mass in grams. Compare mass of objects using the symbols for greater than and less than.

Learning Outcomes

I can estimate and measure the mass of something in grams. I can use the symbols for greater than and less than to compare the mass of objects.

Kitchen Scales

Teaching sequence to help the children practise using a set of scales in grams to measure the mass of different objects

Measuring Foods

Activity to help the children select and record the mass of different foods found in a kitchen using a set of scales in grams

Measuring Foods (support)

Activity to help the children select and record the mass of different foods found in a kitchen using a set of scales in grams

Fruit and Vegetables

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

Kitchen Scales

Interactive activity to help the children practise using a set of scales in grams to measure the mass of different objects

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise using a set of scales in grams to measure the mass of different objects

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