Y3 Maths

Equivalent Lengths m and cm Lesson

This Year 3 Equivalent Lengths m and cm lesson covers the prior learning of measuring lengths in mm, cm and m, before moving onto the main skill of converting between cm and m.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for the steps here and here. 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 Objective

Mathematics Year 3: (3M1a) Compare lengths (m/cm/mm)

Mathematics Year 3: (3M2a) Measure lengths (m/cm/mm)

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

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This worksheet recaps prior learning of measuring lengths in mm, cm and m, before moving onto the main skill of converting between cm and m.

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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 2 Measure Length m activity checks pupils' understanding of measuring objects using metres.

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

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This Year 3 Equivalent Lengths Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of equivalent lengths focusing on metres and centimetres.

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of measuring lengths in mm, cm and m, before moving onto the main skill of equivalent lengths m and 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.

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 equivalent lengths m and cm.

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Full Step

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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This Year 3 Equivalent Lengths Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of equivalent lengths focusing on metres and centimetres.

4 Extension

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Extension

Extension

This equivalent lengths m and cm extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the equivalent lengths m and cm lesson.

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This Year 3 Equivalent Lengths m and cm Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of finding equivalent metres and centimetres within a problem solving context.