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Converting units of length

Overall rating 4 out of 54.7 (14 ratings)

Last updated 17 September 2014, created 25 October 2011, viewed 26,929

These three activities, differentiated by level, enable children to practise converting between the different units of length. They will be required to multiply and divide decimal (as well as whole) numbers by 10, 100 and 1000. As a warm-up activity for this lesson, we went through some mental calcu More…lations involving 10, 100 and 1000. This helped significantly, when the children moved on to their independent work, later on.

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  • Word documentWorksheet
    LA_activity_converting lengths.docx (12kb, Word document)
  • Word documentPosters and displays
    length_poster.docx (12kb, Word document)
  • Word documentWorksheet
    MA_activity_converting lengths.docx (12kb, Word document)
  • Word documentWorksheet
    MMA_activity_converting lengths.docx (12kb, Word document)
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I use Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum so tweaked for mine but a great resource! Thanks for saving me hours! :)

from jackinabox18, 17 September 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Excellent - well differentiated!!! Thank you soooo much!!

from thara84, 03 December 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Great, this will be super for all my different learners!

from JPD1717, 11 November 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Clear worksheets and food differentiation. Many thanks.

from maryhutchings, 07 November 2013
(report comment) 4 out of 5

THANK YOU! After a weekend away on a residential this has been a lifesaver - I can sleep now :)

from xxk10xx, 03 November 2013
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