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St Joseph's Catholic

Primary School

Inspired by the life of St Joseph, we live, love and learn together

# Maths

Tuesday: Measurement – length – All children to watch video clip.

Key vocabulary – Long, short, longer, shorter, longer than, shorter than, longest, shortest.

Reception – Discuss clip using key vocabulary, can you find 2 similar objects and say which is the longest and which is the shortest? Ext – Can you order more than 2 objects by length?

Year 1 – Discuss clip using key vocabulary, can you find 5 objects, measure their lengths in centimetres using a ruler and record your findings. Which object was the longest? Which one was the shortest? Repeat activity using different objects.

Wednesday:

## Reception – Repeat yesterday’s activity to consolidate. Ext – measure objects using small lego bricks, marbles, buttons or any other small items you have. Record your answers, for example: My shoes is 15 marbles long.

Year 1 – Repeat yesterday’s activity, this time can you find the difference in centimetres between the longest and shortest items? i.e if the banana is 15cm and the kiwi fruit 6cm, the difference is 9cm.

Thursday: Measurement – Height – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liUlwjhPgQ8 All children watch video clip.

Key vocabulary – Tall, short, tallest, shortest, taller than, shorter than, taller, smaller. Year 1 also include, double/half the size of.

Reception – Discuss clip using key vocabulary, can you find 2 similar objects and say which is the tallest and which is the smallest? Ext – Can you order more than 2 objects by height? Watch and interact with video clip - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dmaTixPLfQ

Year 1 – Discuss clip using key vocabulary, can you find 5 objects, measure their lengths in centimetres using a ruler and record your findings. Which object was the tallest? Which one was the smallest? Repeat activity using different objects. Watch and interact with video clip - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dmaTixPLfQ

Friday: All children watch video clip - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YzACucjF38

## Reception – Repeat yesterday’s activity to consolidate. Ext – measure objects using small lego bricks, marbles, a ruler or you might want to measure with your feet and hands. Record your answers, for example: My mug is 13 lego bricks high.

Year 1 – Repeat yesterday’s activity, this time can you find the difference in centimetres between the tallest and smallest items? i.e if the cup is 10cm and the jar is 7cm, the difference is 3cm.

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