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Measuring Capacity

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SKU M4CS44000
Key Stage 2 Measurement Maths Summer Term Year 4
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This Measuring Capacity Year 4 planning pack will consolidate and build upon your class' knowledge and understanding of measuring capacity through five-ready-to-teach capacity lessons.

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#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

Children will first recap on the relationship between litres and millilitres before moving onto estimate, measure, order and compare capacity. They will then apply their knowledge and understanding to solve a range of problems, including those involving money.

These Measuring Capacity Year 4 lessons contain everything you need to deliver fun, engaging and challenging capacity lessons to your class, including detailed lesson plans, slideshows for the whole-class inputs, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources, including capacity worksheets, challenges and much more.

#Lesson1ConvertBetweenDifferentUnitsofMeasure

Your Year 4 children will learn how to convert between different units of measure in the first lesson of our ready-to-teach Measuring Capacity scheme of work.

After recapping what capacity is and which units it can be measured in, your class will use their knowledge and understanding of multiplication, division and place value to convert between the different units of measurement, involving numbers with up to two decimal places. Children apply and consolidate this learning in their independent activities.

This 'Convert Between Different Units of Measure' lesson comes with an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • True or False? Statement Cards
  • Conversion Cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Drops and Puddles Cards
  • Instructions Cards
#Lesson2EstimatingandMeasuringCapacity

In this Estimating and Measuring Capacity lesson, your Year 4 children are first reminded of what an estimate is, before using known capacities of containers to estimate the capacity of other containers. They then look at how to measure capacity accurately, and learn how to read different scales by calculating what each division represents.

In their independent activities, children complete a carousel of challenges involving estimating, measuring and reading scales.

This Estimating and Measuring Capacity planning pack comes fully prepared and ready to deliver to your class. There's a lesson plan with three-way differentiation plus an alternative activity, a slideshow for the whole-class input, and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Capacity Cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Container Hunt Sheet
  • Teacher Notes
#Lesson3OrderingandComparing

In this Ordering and Comparing Capacity lesson for Year 4, children draw on their knowledge and understanding of converting between different units of measurement to order and compare a range of given capacities.

This skill is applied and consolidated in the independent activities. In the alternative activity, children compare the capacities of different sets of containers, using inequality signs to complete the picture equations.

This planning pack includes a lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Measurement Cards Sets
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • More or Less? Sheets
  • Container Cards
#Lesson4CapacityWordProblems

This Capacity Word Problems Year 4 Maths lesson challenges your class to apply their knowledge and understanding of converting between different units of measurement to solve a variety of capacity problems involving addition and subtraction.

In their independent activities, they are challenged to solve a range of word problems about a given set of measures. In the alternative activity, children use their knowledge to play a game involving gaining and losing different amounts of water.

This Capacity Word Problems Year 4 planning pack comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation for the whole-class teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Container Conundrum Cards
  • Container Conundrum Sheets
  • A Bucketful of Fun! Game Boards
  • A Bucketful of Fun! Card Set
  • A Bucketful of Fun! Instructions
  • Recording Sheet
#Lesson5MoneyWordProblems

In this Money Word Problems Year 4 lesson, your children will combine their knowledge and understanding of measuring capacity, as well as their multiplication, division and addition skills, to solve a variety of two- and multi-step problems involving money.

In their independent activities, they work out the cost of different drinks for a new health shop called Gulp!, or in the alternative activity, design and cost their own drinks based on a set of given criteria.

This Money Word Problems Year 4 planning pack contains a detailed lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Ingredients Price List
  • Recipe Cards
  • Gulp! Challenge Cards
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • Year 4 - Convert between different units of measure
  • Year 4 - estimate, compare and calculate different measures, including money in pounds and pence

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