Conversion of units is mathematically very simple however children often struggle to understand what calculation they should be doing. These worksheets have been designed to help children understand the relationship between different units of measure.
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Length, Weight, Capacity,Time and Shapes
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Knowledge of what unit of measurement to use is equally important as Conversion of units.It is mathematically very simple however children often struggle to understand these two aspects of measurement.These worksheets have been designed to help children understand length and the relationship between different units of measuring length.
Mass of an object and its unit of measurement is often regularly used in everyday life. Understanding it's unit and being able to convert these measurement units easily is an important skill that children need to quickly gain confidence.
Capacity of liquid is challenging as the liquid takes the shape of the container. This often deceives the children while estimating the amount of liquid in a container.
Time is the most used unit of measurement and knowing how to relate to time is vital and tricky for the children. Everyday life runs on time from children coming to school on time to parents reaching work on time!
Recognising shapes are everywhere is an integral part of growing up. Learning the features of 2D(2-dimensional) and 3D(3-Dimensional) shapes is the primary part of the unit.Remember 2D shapes are flat and 3D are fat! As the child's learning progresses,they learn about angles, different triangles,area and perimeter! All angles in a triangle add up to 180.A straight angle (straight line)is 180 degrees.