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Hooked on Measurement Years 6-8: Building measurement skills

Build measurement skills and apply them to the real world

Develop key skills. Designed to complement your classroom numeracy programme, the books in this series provide varied, stimulating activities that develop students' skills in measurement, statistics and geometry. They open up numerous opportunities to involve and extend students, enticing them into applying mental strategies to solve real world problems. They include explanations and answers for each activity and are ideal for group or independent use.

Ages: 10-12 | Pages: 56 | Code: 5585 | ISBN: 9781927143230
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Jo Issa

Jo Issa is an experienced teacher who has taught in both the UK and New Zealand. She is passionate about making numeracy fun and providing students with the tools they need to solve number problems independently. When she’s not number crunching, Jo pursues another passion: writing. She has a diploma in publishing from Whitireia Community Polytechnic in Porirua, New Zealand and is currently working towards a diploma in creative writing.


How to use this book
Collecting resources
Curriculum links
Use scales to estimate and measure lengths
Estimate lengths
Measure lengths
Measure lengths and convert unit measurements
Convert between kilometres and metres using whole numbers and decimals
Find the perimeter of shapes
Find the perimeter of complex shapes
Solve problems involving length
Task cards
Find the area of shapes including irregular shapes
Find the area of triangles
Find the area of complex shapes
Find the area of parallelograms
Solve problems involving area
Task cards
Find the volume of cubes
Find the volume of cuboids
Solve problems involving volume
Task cards
Read scales accurately
Use scales to make sensible estimations
Solve problems involving capacity
Game: Capacity Loopy
Task cards
Read scales accurately
Game: Weighty puzzle
Solve problems with weight
Task cards
Read analogue and digital times
Convert between analogue and digital time
Read and interpret timetables
Solve problems involving time
Task cards
Read scales accurately
Solve problems involving temperature
Task cards
Read scales accurately
Solve problems involving speed
Task cards
Recognise 90° angles
Recognise acute, obtuse and reflex angles
Measure angles
Use angles for bearings