Informal Measurement – Task Cards

To download this premium resource Sign up to Teach Starter Not ready for a premium account? Browse free resources.

A set of task cards to use when learning about informal measurement.

This teaching resource provides 48 task cards with hands on activities around informal measurement.

Topics include:

Use these activity ideas for group rotations or as a whole class activity. Referenced and helpful activity resources included below.

Recommended to use Teach Starter’s Informal Measurement Unit Lessons.

 How do I print this teaching resource?

"I love teach starter and am so thankful to have found such a great resource collection. The fee is only a few hours pay and I saved myself that much work within the first 15 minutes!" ~ Nanci, a happy Teach Starter member.

Want to see why hundreds of thousands of teachers love Teach Starter? Download a FREE 200+ page pack of premium Teach Starter teaching resources.

Download 200+ Pages Now!


Australian Curriculum alignment

Mathematics > Foundation Year > Measurement and Geometry > Using units of measurement > ACMMG006
Use direct and indirect comparisons to decide which is longer, heavier or holds more, and explain reasoning in everyday languageElaborationscomparing objects directly, by placing one object against an...

Mathematics > Foundation Year > Measurement and Geometry > Shape > ACMMG009
Sort, describe and name familiar two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects in the environmentElaborationssorting and describing squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, spheres and cubes (S...

Mathematics > Year 1 > Measurement and Geometry > Using units of measurement > ACMMG019
Measure and compare the lengths and capacities of pairs of objects using uniform informal unitsElaborationsunderstanding that in order to compare objects, the unit of measurement must be the same size...

Mathematics > Year 1 > Measurement and Geometry > Shape > ACMMG022
Recognise and classify familiar two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects using obvious featuresElaborationsfocusing on geometric features and describing shapes and objects using everyday w...

Mathematics > Year 2 > Measurement and Geometry > Using units of measurement > ACMMG037
Compare and order several shapes and objects based on length, area, volume and capacity using appropriate uniform informal unitsElaborationscomparing lengths using finger length, hand span or a piece ...

Mathematics > Foundation Year > Measurement and Geometry > Using units of measurement > ACMMG007
Compare and order duration of events using everyday language of timeElaborationsknowing and identifying the days of the week and linking specific days to familiar events (Skills: Numeracy, Critical an...

Mathematics > Year 2 > Measurement and Geometry > Using units of measurement > ACMMG038
Compare masses of objects using balance scalesElaborationsusing balance scales to determine whether the mass of different objects is more, less or about the same, or to find out how many marbles are n...

Mathematics > Year 2 > Measurement and Geometry > Shape > ACMMG043
Describe the features of three-dimensional objectsElaborationsidentifying geometric features such as the number of faces, corners or edges (Skills: Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)(View this ...

Mathematics > Foundation Year > Measurement and Geometry > Using units of measurement > ACMMG008
Connect days of the week to familiar events and actionsElaborationschoosing events and actions that make connections with students’ everyday family routines (Skills: Numeracy, Critical and Creati...

Mathematics > Year 2 > Measurement and Geometry > Using units of measurement > ACMMG040
Name and order months and seasonsElaborationsinvestigating the seasons used by Aboriginal people, comparing them to those used in Western society and recognising the connection to weather patterns. (S...


Photos

Photos of this resource, shared by teachers, parents and the Teach Starter team!

Add your photo


Share this teaching resource

Do you have friends missing out on Teach Starter? Share this teaching resource with your friends and colleagues!


Comments & Reviews

Write a review to help other teachers and parents like yourself. If you would like to request a change (Changes & Updates) to this resource, or report an error, simply select the corresponding tab above.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Request a change

Would you like something changed or customized on this resource? While our team makes every effort to complete change requests, we can't guarantee that every change will be completed.

You must be logged in to request a change. Sign up now!

Report an Error

You must be logged in to report an error. Sign up now!


If any of our resources do not have 100% accurate American English (en-US), simply click on the 'Report an error' tab above to let us know. We will have the resource updated and ready for you to download in less than 24 hours. Read more...

Help

Are you having trouble downloading or viewing this resource? Please try the following steps:

  1. Check that you are logged in to your account
  2. Check that you have a paid subscription
  3. Check that you have installed Adobe Reader (download here)

If you are still having difficulty, please visit the Teach Starter Help Desk or contact us.

Contact us