Mathematics / Foundation / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Compare and order duration of events using everyday language of time (ACMMG007)

Elaborations
  • knowing and identifying the days of the week and linking specific days to familiar events
  • sequencing familiar events in time order
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Chronological order,  Time units,  Elapsed time

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Sites2See – measurement for primary

Selected links to a range of interactive and print resources for Measurement topics in K-6 Mathematics.

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Measuring familiar things

Explore the attributes of familiar items. Make direct comparisons of these items based on length, mass (heaviness) or capacity (volume, or how much something holds). Use appropriate everyday language to describe the comparisons made. Use uniform informal units to measure items. Tell the time to the hour and half-hour using ...

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Telling time

This collection of 12 digital curriculum resources is organised into three categories - analogue and digital: on the hour and half-hour; analogue and digital: on the quarter hour; and matching times. There are opportunities for learning how to tell the time using both analogue and digital clocks. Times are read, interpreted ...

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Measuring time informally and reading clocks

Dodly is getting ready for a very special occasion tomorrow. How will he fill in his time? How long does he have to wait? And what is his special occasion? With Dodly, Flynn and the Flying GIrl, investigate different ways of measuring time and discover how to read analogue and digital clocks.

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School day: analogue

Help Neo get ready for school on Monday morning. Put pictures of how Neo gets to school in the correct sequence. Place clocks showing on the hour times in order and match them to the pictures. Match the time words to the clocks. Watch how Neo gets to school as time passes. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Ordering events

This is a colourful interactive animation, with audio commentary, about ordering everyday events. The resource introduces the typical day of a character called Maggie. The animation demonstrates Maggie’s usual daily activities, including waking in the morning, going to school, attending soccer practice, having a bath and ...

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School day: 12-hour digital

Help Neo get ready for school on Monday morning. Place digital clocks showing on-the-hour times in order. Match the time words to the clocks. Match pictures of how Neo gets to school with the clocks. Watch how Neo gets to school as time passes. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Two days away

Kyle talks about today, tomorrow and yesterday as he waits for the day he is having his friend over.

Teacher resource

Farm Diaries

This resource is a 48 page pdf integrated inquiry unit, for junior primary students, exploring farm life and farm produce. Activities are sequenced using the five inquiry model. Topics examined include: how do farm families care for the animals and crops they farm?; how are these animals and crops processed for food or ...

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Mixed-Up Maths

Join our host, Ed, as he finds himself in all types of situations where only his knowledge of Maths can help him. From saving the planet from Aliens, to creating a superhero that can stop a strawberry milkshake tidal wave. From searching for buried treasure, to jumping like a daredevil, or planning the greatest circus party ...

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Primary mathematics: games, simulations and modelling

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'games, simulations and modelling' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers use games, ...

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Farming and the seasons (the farming story) - unit 2

This is a teacher resource that contains items for planning lessons about farming life and the seasons. It contains a simple program outline and supporting documents that can be downloaded or printed for students, including a story map broken into seasons, a table of farm activities and suitable clothes by season, a tree ...

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TIMES Module 3: Measurement and Geometry: time - teacher guide

This is a 20-page guide for teachers containing an introduction to the units of time and how to measure time. Time between events, time lines and timetables are considered. A brief history of the development of these concepts concludes the module.

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Starting Smart: living healthy: measurement and number

This curriculum resource package is a ten-week teaching plan and set of resources for the Foundation year, focusing on the development of concepts and language in number (counting, ordering, adding and taking away) and measurement (time, length and area). Within the theme of healthy living, the teacher establishes routines ...

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Starting Smart: rules and routines: measurement and number

This curriculum resource package is a ten-week teaching plan and set of resources for the Foundation year, focusing on the development of concepts and language in number (rote counting, one-to-one correspondence, ordering, recognising numerals and matching a numeral to a group of objects) and measurement and chance (simple ...