MSS1/L1.4

MSS1/L1.4 Read, estimate, measure and compare length, weight, capacity and temperature common units and instruments
(a) know the standard metric units of length, weight and capacity including abbreviations (km, m, cm, mm, kg, g, l, ml)
(b) read scales to the nearest labelled and unlabelled division
(c) choose and use appropriate units and measuring instruments

Great, self-contained set of estimating, measuring and calculating activities designed to cover 4 sessions.

Level
E3
L1
Maths
MSS1/E3.5
MSS1/E3.6
MSS1/E3.7
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/E3.8
MSS1/L1.8
MSS1/L1.9

Posting parcels provides a wonderful realistic and practical task – working out the cost of sending various sized parcels by Royal Mail. Covers weighing, measuring, reading information from tables, awareness of 3d shapes and space, etc.
Written by Lynn Savage and Judith Ryan

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
MSS1/E2.5
MSS1/E2.6
MSS1/E3.5
MSS1/E3.6
MSS1/L1.4
MSS2/E3.1

Two work sheets (one also includes Imperial measures) for a great hands-on ‘measures’ session. Ideal for mixed ability groups.

(Kate suggests that you ensure all measurements are securely covered or blacked out to avoid peaking!).

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
MSS1/E2.7
MSS1/E3.7
MSS1/L1.4

Two work sheets (one also includes Imperial measures) for a great hands-on ‘measures’ session. Ideal for mixed ability groups.

(Kate suggests that you ensure all measurements are securely covered or blacked out to avoid peaking!).

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
MSS1/E2.6
MSS1/E3.6
MSS1/L1.4

Fabulous statistics investigation that involves extracting information from tables; reading, comparing and calculating with measures; and much discussion about healthy (unhealthy?) eating!
If you like Saul’s resources he has a book: ‘58 quick activities that don’t need a photocopier’.

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/E3.1
HD1/L1.1
HD1/L2.1
MSS1/E3.6
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.6
MSS1/L2.3
MSS1/L2.5
AN N1/L1.3
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Health, Social care, Early years

A super differentiated whole group activity (E2 – L2) for spring, summer or autumn. Covers measures, area, rounding, substitution and more.

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/E2.5
MSS1/E3.5
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.6
MSS1/L1.9
MSS1/L2.7
AN N1/L1.3
N1/L2.1
N1/E2.6
N1/E3.7
N1/L1.8
AN N1/L2.4
N1/E3.9
Context
Gardening & Horticulture

Capacity Lotto great game for practising converting measures at Levels 1 and 2. With detailed teaching notes.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
N2/L1.2
N1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.5

A great game for practising converting measures at Levels 1 and 2.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
N1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.5
N2/L1.2

Illustrated handouts on metric measures with conversion factors and everyday examples of weight, capacity and length. Margaret suggests that it makes a good warm up for Dave Walkden’s Christmas Pudding Activity (see below).

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/L1.5
MSS1/E3.8
MSS1/E3.4
MSS1/E3.5
MSS1/E3.6
MSS1/E3.7
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.5

A fun investigation for Level 1 and 2 (with ideas for Entry level).

Note: You will need at least one set of dolls per pair of students.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
AN N1/L1.7
AN N1/L2.3
MSS1/L2.7
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.2
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L2.3