Year 4

Year 4

# Ribbons

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will investigate a problem of measurement which involves a given total length of ribbon that is made up of two different colour strips of different lengths and quantities. Here we model how one could calculate how many of each colour strip have been used.

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## Video

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## Worksheet

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## Starter quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
Meg uses 2p coins (as well as 20p, 10p and 5p coins) to total £0.85. What is the largest number of coins she could use to make the total?
26 coins
27 coins
Q2.
Meg uses 2p coins (as well as 20p, 10p and 5p coins) to total £0.85. What is the smallest number of coins she could use to make the total?
11 coins
12 coins
Q3.
Meg makes £0.85 using 17 coins. If she used 20p, 10p, 5p and 2p coins, how many 5ps did she use?
nine 5p coins
ten 5p coins

## Exit quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
Tim buys some ribbons. Green measure 80 cm, blue measure 1.4 m and red measure 90 cm. He buys one of each colour. What is the total length of the ribbons bought?
171.4 m
184 cm
Q2.
Tim buys some ribbons. Green measure 80 cm, blue measure 1.4 m and red measure 90 cm. He buys one green, two blue and three red. What is the total length of the ribbons bought?
171.4 cm
3.1 m
Q3.
Tim buys some ribbons. Green measure 80 cm, blue measure 1.4 m and red measure 90 cm. He buys four ribbons. The total length is 4 m. Which ribbons did he buy?
one red, one blue, two green
one red, two blue, one green
Correct answer: two red, one blue, one green