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Students make estimates of stride length and use this in practical measuring tasks.
|Year level(s)||Year 3, Year 6|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Differentiated teaching, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Using units of measurement, Length|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Identify which metric units are used to measure everyday items; use measurements of familiar items and known units to make estimates
Convert between common metric units of length, mass and capacity; choose and use decimal representations of metric measurements relevant to the context of a problem
Establish the formula for the area of a rectangle and use it to solve practical problems
Understanding units of measurement (P6, P8)
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