Lesson Four – Ruler Lengths

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to identify how to use rulers to measure different lengths in 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 identify how to use rulers to measure different lengths in millimetres and centimetres

Learning Objectives

Measure and compare lengths using millimetres and centimetres. Practise reading ruler scales to record lengths of objects.

Learning Outcomes

I can measure the length of objects in millimetres and centimetres. I can read a scale mark in millimetres and centimetres to record the length of an object.

Ruler Lengths

Teaching sequence to help the children identify how to use rulers to measure different lengths in millimetres and centimetres

Ruler Scales

Activity to help the children select and record the length of different objects in centimetres and millimetres

Ruler Scales (support)

Activity to help the children select and record the length of different objects in centimetres

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

Ruler Lengths

Interactive activity to help the children identify how to use rulers to measure different lengths in millimetres and centimetres

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify how to use rulers to measure different lengths in millimetres and centimetres

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