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Length and height: an introduction to measuring and comparing
This guide provides a sequence of steps using contrete materials to explore length and height using non-standard units and then centimetres on a ruler.
|Year level(s)||Foundation, Year 1, Year 2|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning, Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||length, height, units, centimetres, reasoning, problem-solving, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Measurement, Build understanding|
|Topics||Using units of measurement|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
Use direct and indirect comparisons to decide which is longer, heavier or holds more, and explain reasoning in everyday language
ACMMG019 Measure and compare the lengths and capacities of pairs of objects using uniform informal units
ACMMG037 Compare and order several shapes and objects based on length, area, volume and capacity using appropriate uniform informal units
|National numeracy learning progression||
Understanding units of measurement
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