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How long is a foot?

Students explore length using informal units (e.g. finger, palm, handspan, paperclip, leaf) and have opportunities to estimate and then measure length.

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Year level(s) Year 4
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Culturally responsive pedagogies

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Culture
Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Using units of measurement, Length
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Interpret unmarked and partial units when measuring and comparing attributes of length, mass, capacity, duration and temperature, using scaled and digital instruments and appropriate units

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P6)

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