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# Measuring Length with Formal Units Teaching Slides

• Updated:  26 Jul 2024

Introduce your students to the formal units to measure length with an engaging, interactive teaching slide deck.

• Editable:  PowerPoint, Google Slides

• Pages:  1 Page

• Years:  1 - 3

teaching resource

# Measuring Length with Formal Units Teaching Slides

• Updated:  26 Jul 2024

Introduce your students to the formal units to measure length with an engaging, interactive teaching slide deck.

• Editable:  PowerPoint, Google Slides

• Pages:  1 Page

• Years:  1 - 3

Introduce your students to the formal units to measure length with an engaging, interactive teaching slide deck.

## Teach Your Year 1 & Year 2 Measurement Unit With Us!

Are you getting ready to kick off your measurement unit? Are you nearing the end and looking for a fun way to transition your students from informal to formal units of measure? If so, you’re in the right place! We’ve got the perfect tool to introduce (or reacquaint) your students with millimetres, centimetres, metres, and more!

This resource download consists of an interactive teaching/instructional slide deck with loads of instructional material, pictures, checks for understanding, and more! It’s everything you need to teach that first lesson on measuring length with formal units.

## How Long is a Millimetre? A Metre? A Kilometre?

It’s a common question that pops up in the primary classroom, and this slide deck is exactly what you need to answer it. In this instructional slide deck, your students will learn and practise concepts such as:

• Determining which measurement tools to use to measure objects
• The different units of measurement for measuring length Identifying measurement tools (measuring tape, metre stick, ruler)
• Estimation strategies for units of measurement
• Determining which metric measurement tools to use to measure objects

As you can see, this resource is packed with learning opportunities and will make the perfect opening lesson for any Measurement Unit Plans you’re working on.

This downloadable teaching resource is available as a PowerPoint slideshow as well as an Interactive Google Slides Activity. To choose your file, click the dropdown arrow on the download button. You will be prompted to make your copy. From there, project the slides in presentation mode and start teaching!

This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher and Teach Starter Collaborator.

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