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# Miles and Kilometres Lesson

This Year 6 Miles and Kilometres lesson covers the prior learning of imperial units, before moving onto the main skill of converting miles and kilometres.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. 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 6: (6M6) Convert between miles and kilometres

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### 2 Teaching Support

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#### Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of imperial units, before moving onto the main skill of converting miles and kilometres. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

PowerPoint from the old Resource Pack

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#### Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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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 Miles and Kilometres Video Tutorial, Ivan looks at how to convert between miles and kilometres using an approximate conversion and using the ‘approximately equal to’ symbol.

### 1 Prior Learning

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#### Worksheet

This Year 6 Miles and Kilometres lesson covers the prior learning of imperial units, before moving onto the main skill of converting miles and kilometres.

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#### Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Imperial Units Flash Card Game is designed to check pupils' ability to convert between metric and imperial units such as inches, pounds and pints.

### 2 Varied Fluency

Varied Fluency from the old Resource Pack

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#### Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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#### Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Miles and Kilometres Flash Card Game is designed to check pupils’ ability to convert between miles and kilometres using a conversion rate of 5 miles being approximately 8 kilometres.

### 2 Application

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#### Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of converting miles and kilometres.

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#### Extension

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

Application and Reasoning from the old Resource Pack

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#### Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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#### Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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#### Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 6 Miles and Kilometres Maths Challenge aims to develop your pupils’ ability to convert between miles and kilometres.

### 2 Homework

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#### Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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#### Consolidation Pack

These Converting Units worksheets are fantastic at helping your pupils practice their reasoning and problem solving skills. This pack contains two different question types for Year 6 Spring Block 4.

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#### Home Learning Pack

This Spring week 8 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets