Lesson Five – Length Changes

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to practise converting different lengths between millimetres and centimetres. The class can explain and illustrate how to read a scale correctly when measuring the lengths of different classroom objects.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise converting different lengths between millimetres and centimetres

Learning Objectives

Measure and compare lengths using millimetres and centimetres. Convert measured lengths between millimetres and centimetres.

Learning Outcomes

I can measure lengths of objects using millimetres and centimetres. I can convert lengths between millimetres and centimetres.

Length Changes

Teaching sequence to help the children practise converting different lengths between millimetres and centimetres

What Lengths

Activity to help the children identify and record the length of different objects in centimetres and convert into millimetres

What Lengths (support)

Activity to help the children record lengths of different objects to match measurements in centimetres and millimetres

Subtracting Lengths

Interactive activity to help the children identify lengths that are seven centimetres less than different measurements

Length Changes

Interactive activity to help the children practise converting different lengths between millimetres and centimetres

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise converting different lengths between millimetres and centimetres

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