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Measurement skills include being able to use devices (for example, a ruler, jug, protractor or thermometer), read scales, estimate, choose appropriate units, interchange units, round, interpret a decimal point, and assess the sensibleness of a result.
|Year level(s)||Year 5|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Student task|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Differentiated teaching, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Using units of measurement|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Choose appropriate metric units when measuring the length, mass and capacity of objects; use smaller units or a combination of units to obtain a more accurate measure
Understanding units of measurement (P8)
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