How to measure length correctly This term we began our new Maths topic – Measurement. The skills we will be learning in measurement are: What is length and how can we measure it? Appropriate measuring tools and how to use them Units of measurement: millimeters., centimeters, metres and kilometres. Perimeter Area To begin with we… Read More All about measurement

# Area of regular and irregular shapes

This term we have been focusing on Area of 2D regular and irregular shapes. To begin with we discussed as a class what we thought Area meant. Area is the size of a surface of a 2D shape.  It is also very important to make sure you have the correct units of measurement when calculating… Read More Area of regular and irregular shapes

# How to measure length correctly

Last week we began our new Maths topic – Measurement. The skills we will be learning in measurement are: What is length and how can we measure it? Appropriate measuring tools and how to use them Units of measurement: millimeters., centimeters, metres and kilometres. Perimeter Area To begin with we brainstormed what we thought units of… Read More How to measure length correctly

# My Dream House!

For Maths we have been learning about measurement with a focus on area and perimeter. It is very important that we are able to apply our skills in real life situations. Therefore we have now all begun designing our very own dream house. Below is the task that Mrs Baldwin gave us last week: Congratulations! … Read More My Dream House!

This week we have been looking at perimeter. Perimeter is the distance around a two dimensional shape. To calculate the perimeter of a shape you need to measure each side accurately and then add all the sides together to get the total distance.   P = 10cm + 7cm + 4cm + 7cm = 28cm… Read More All about Perimeter

# The how and why of measurement

This term our class will be learning about measurement of length along with perimeter and area of shapes and objects. This is always an enjoyable topic as it is easy to see how important and how often we use measuring skills in real life situations. As a class we talked about what types of jobs or… Read More The how and why of measurement

# Our Dream House

Over the first few weeks of this term our class has been working hard both at school and home to create our very own dream house each. The task was to: Use a ruler to design the house of your dreams including 3 bedrooms, living area, kitchen, bathroom, garage, patio and a room of your choice. Use… Read More Our Dream House

# Body Measurement

This week our class undertook a mini investigation involving measuring our bodies. Our first task was to draw a table and record our estimates of the following body parts: Around the base of our thumb Around our wrist Around our neck Around our waist A body part of our choice. We then worked with a… Read More Body Measurement

# Measurement Competition

Recently we took part in a measuring competition as a class. Our task was to work in our table groups and use our rulers to measuring different stops of paper in centimetres. The only hints we had was that no strip in all 4 coloured bags were the same length and the answers would either… Read More Measurement Competition

# Measuring and Estimating Length

Today we began our new Maths topic – Measurement. The skills we will be learning in measurement are: What is length and how can we measure it? Appropriate measuring tools and how to use them Units of measurement: millimeters., centimeters, metres and kilometres. Perimeter Area converting units of measurement To begin with we brainstormed what… Read More Measuring and Estimating Length