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# Maths Unit: Comparing Area and Volume

Description

This unit plan supports students when comparing objects using familiar metric units of area and volume. It comes complete with a detailed and engaging presentation covering both the comparison of area and volume, accompanying worksheets, class displays, activities and an assessment to check your student’s understanding of this topic.

Lesson Structure
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Curriculum Codes

AC9M4M01 9

Interpret unmarked and partial units when measuring and comparing attributes of length, mass, capacity, duration and temperature, using scaled and digital instruments and appropriate units

AC9M4M02 9

Recognise ways of measuring and approximating the perimeter and area of shapes and enclosed spaces, using appropriate formal and informal units

ACMMG290 8.4

Compare objects using familiar metric units of area and volume

ACMMG087 8.4

Compare the areas of regular and irregular shapes by informal means

VCMMG165

Use scaled instruments to measure and compare lengths, masses, capacities and temperatures

VCMMG166

Compare objects using familiar metric units of area and volume

VCMMG169

Compare the areas of regular and irregular shapes by informal means

VCMMG196

Calculate the perimeter and area of rectangles and the volume and capacity of prisms using familiar metric units

MA2-1WM old

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas

MA2-2WM old

Selects and uses appropriate mental or written strategies, or technology, to solve problems

MA2-3WM old

Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used

MA2-9MG old

Measures, records, compares and estimates lengths, distances and perimeters in metres, centimetres and millimetres, and measures, compares and records temperatures

MA2-10MG old

Measures, records, compares and estimates areas using square centimetres and square metres

MA2-11MG old

Measures, records, compares and estimates volumes and capacities using litres, millilitres and cubic centimetres

MA2-12MG old

Measures, records, compares and estimates the masses of objects using kilograms and grams

MA2-MR-01 new

Represents and uses the structure of multiplicative relations to 10 × 10 to solve problems

MA2-MR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving multiplication and division by finding missing values

MA2-PF-01 new

Represents and compares halves, quarters, thirds and fifths as lengths on a number line and their related fractions formed by halving (eighths, sixths and tenths)

MA2-GM-01 new

Uses grid maps and directional language to locate positions and follow routes

MA2-GM-02 new

Measures and estimates lengths in metres, centimetres and millimetres

MA2-GM-03 new

Identifies angles and classifies them by comparing to a right angle

MA2-2DS-01 new

Compares two-dimensional shapes and describes their features

MA2-2DS-02 new

Performs transformations by combining and splitting two-dimensional shapes

MA2-2DS-03 new

Estimates, measures and compares areas using square centimetres and square metres

MA2-3DS-01 new

Makes and sketches models and nets of three-dimensional objects including prisms and pyramids

MA2-3DS-02 new

Estimates, measures and compares capacities (internal volumes) using litres, millilitres and volumes using cubic centimetres

MA2-NSM-01 new

Estimates, measures and compares the masses of objects using kilograms and grams

MA2-NSM-02 new

Estimates, measures and compares the masses of objects using kilograms and grams