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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 (V9.0) content descriptions||
Identify and compare attributes of objects and events, including length, capacity, mass and duration, using direct comparisons and communicating reasoning
Describe the duration and sequence of events using years, months, weeks, days and hours
Measure and compare objects based on length, capacity and mass using appropriate uniform informal units and smaller units for accuracy when necessary
Understanding units of measurement (P2, P3)
Measuring time (P2)
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