Y6 Maths

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. 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 Objective
Mathematics Year 6: (6M6) Convert between miles and kilometres

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

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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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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Flashcards 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 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

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.

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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.

3 Activities

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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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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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Flash Card 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.

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Extension

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.

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Interactive Activity

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