Year 1

To begin to understand standard units of length

Year 1

To begin to understand standard units of length

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Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will begin to use and understand standard units of measure, such as 1 metre. We will look at objects that are taller than 1 metre and objects that are shorter than 1 metre.

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3 Questions

Q1.
Which one of these is a non-standard unit of measure? Image source: Pixabay
Correct answer: paper clip
measuring tape
Q2.
Which object is the longest?
Correct answer: dinosaur
pencil
Q3.
What is an estimate?
Correct answer: a guess
counting
the result

4 Questions

Q1.
How many cm are there in 1 metre?
10 cm
Correct answer: 100 cm
30 cm
Q2.
Select the object you think is taller than 1 metre.
mobile phone
chair
Correct answer: front door
Q3.
Select the object that you think is shorter than 1 metre.
Fridge
Correct answer: plant
ladder
Q4.
Which one did Pinocchio use to measure his floor for the carpet?
a ruler
Correct answer: metre stick
paper clips