Y2 Maths

Measure Length (cm) Lesson

This Year 2 Measure Length (cm)  lesson covers the prior learning of measuring length with non-standard measuring units, before moving onto the main skill of measuring length in centimetres.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 2: (2M2) Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

This Year 2 Measure Length (cm)  lesson covers the prior learning of measuring length with non-standard measuring units, before moving onto the main skill of measuring length in centimetres.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Measure Lengths Game aims to support pupils' knowledge of measurement.

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Video Tutorial

In this Measure Lengths using Non-standard Units Video Tutorial, Katie explores the use of non-standard units to measure the lengths of objects. Katie uses lolly sticks and blocks to help her. Children can join in by using any objects that are the same size and length, such as paperclips, bricks or cubes. Throughout the video, there will be questions for the children to answer.

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of place value of recognising a half, a quarter and a third, before moving onto the main skill of measure length (cm). There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

In this Measure Lengths using Centimetres Video Tutorial, Katie explores measuring the length of objects using centimetres. Children can join in by using any objects and a ruler or tape measure. Throughout the video, there will be questions for the children to answer.

3 Activities

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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of measure length (cm).

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack.

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This Measure Length cm comprises questions to test pupils understanding of measuring length.

4 Extension

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Extension

This measure length (cm) extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the measure length (cm) lesson.

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This Year 2 Measure Length (cm) Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of measuring length and height using a ruler.