National curriculum content
What we want children to know
What skills we want children to develop
Use knowledge to solve reasoning and problem solving questions such as:
A 10 piece coin is 2mm thick.
Evie makes a pile of 10 pence coins worth £1.50.
What is the height of the pile of coins in centimeters?
Kilograms and Kilometers:
Amir buys 2,500 grams of potatoes and 2,000 grams of carrots.
Potatoes cost 78p.
Carrots cost £1.46.
He pays with a £5 note.
How much change does he get?
Converting Units of Time:
Teddy’s birthday is in March.
Amir’s birthday is in April.
Amir is 96 hours older than Teddy.
What dates could Teddy and Amir’s birthdays be?
What does ‘kilo’ mean when used at the start of a word?
How would you convert a fraction of a kilometre to metres?
Would it be appropriate to measure your height in millimetres?
Which unit of measure would be best to measure; the height of a door frame, the length of a room, the width of a door?
Why do you think we still use imperial measures?
How precise should approximation be?
Is 0.75 hours the same as 75 minutes? Why or why not?