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Let’s Compare Length, Height and Mass

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SKU M1CS409000
Key Stage 1 Measurement Maths Autumn Term Year 1

Introduce your class and demonstrate how to compare various different lengths, heights and masses with this exciting scheme of work for Year 1.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

Throughout this ready-to-teach scheme of work, your class will enjoy finding out about length, height and mass through a variety of different hands-on practical activities, interactive slides, games and problem solving.

#Lesson1VetsLengths

This first lesson in the series introduces your class to length and making comparisons. Your class will enjoy participating with the interactive slides helping a vet measure a variety of animals. They will enjoy completing several measuring activities such as sorting pencils by length and measuring which wiggly line is longer using string.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Vet measuring
  • Animals
  • Which is longer?
  • Wiggly lines
  • Photo sheet
#Lesson2ZooHeights

Now that your class are beginning to become familiar with making comparisons they shall be looking at what height is and how to measure a variety of different heights. The children shall be helping measure zoo animals through interactive slides and classroom activities.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Photo sheet
  • Wiggly lines
  • Vet and zoo measuring
  • Animals A/B
  • Which is longer?
#Lesson3PostingParcels

Explore what weight is with your class while challenging the children to sort parcels into groups. The children will enjoy a variety of activities exploring the mass of different objects and begin to understand that the larger objects aren’t always necessarily the heaviest item.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Which weighs more?
  • Heavy or light?
  • Weighing parcels
  • Balance scales and stationery
  • Tin foil for space rocks
  • Photo sheet
#Lesson4WeighingFruitandVeg

Now that your class are beginning to master comparing weights they will enjoy a hands-on activity to weigh a variety of different fruits and vegetables and then use a balance scale to make sure their comparisons were correct.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Heavy or light?
  • Weighing parcels
  • Which weighs more?
  • Balance scales and stationery
  • Tin foil for space rocks
  • Photo sheet
#Lesson5DecoratingDisaster

The children will enjoy helping Danny the decorator to make good decisions when selecting various tools to complete his decorating tasks. They will have the opportunity to use and apply the knowledge they have acquired as well as use the appropriate language to explain their decisions.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Ladders
  • Fruit and Veg Pictures
  • Stationery items
  • Fruits, vegetables, balance scales, paper and string
  • Photo sheet
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • Year 1 - compare, describe and solve practical problems for lengths and heights
  • Year 1 - compare, describe and solve practical problems for mass/weight
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