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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Connect days of the week to familiar events and actions (ACMMG008)

Elaborations
  • choosing events and actions that make connections with students’ everyday family routines
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Day

Interactive Resource

Sites2See – measurement for primary

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

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 ...

Interactive Resource

Two days away

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

Collection

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 ...

Teacher resource

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, ...

Moving Image

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.

Teacher resource

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.

Moving Image

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 ...

Teacher resource

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 ...