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Measuring angles

Use quarter, half and three-quarter turns to introduce angles and the formal unit of measurement (degree).

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Year level(s) Year 4, Year 5
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Classroom talks, Questioning, Differentiated teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Space
Topics Angles and geometric reasoning
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Estimate and compare angles using angle names including acute, obtuse, straight angle, reflex and revolution, and recognise their relationship to a right angle

Estimate, construct and measure angles in degrees, using appropriate tools including a protractor, and relate these measures to angle names

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P4, P7)

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