# Measuring length, width and height

Measuring length, width and height
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This lesson contains 21 slides, with interactive quizzes, text slides and 1 video.

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Measuring length, width and height

#### Slide 1 -Slide

Learning objective
I am learning different units of measure so that I can make comparisons.

I am learning to understand the meaning of length, height and width so that I can measure things accurately.

#### Slide 3 -Video

Which of the following is the smallest unit of measure?
A
km
B
m
C
cm
D
mm

#### Slide 4 -Quiz

Which of the following is the largest unit of measure that would be used to measure distance travelled in a car?
A
mm
B
cm
C
m
D
km

#### Slide 5 -Quiz

Length
Length is the measure of how long an object is from one end to the other.

#### Slide 6 -Slide

Width
Width is the measure of how wide an object is from side to side.

#### Slide 7 -Slide

Height
Height is the measure of how tall an object is from top to bottom.

#### Slide 9 -Slide

The length of an object is...
A
The measurement from end to end
B
The measurement from bottom to top
C
The measurement from side to side
D
All of the above

#### Slide 10 -Quiz

What is the height of an object?
A
The measurement from side to side
B
The measurement from end to end
C
Any part of it
D
The measurement from bottom to top

#### Slide 11 -Quiz

What is the width of an object?
A
The measurement from end to end
B
The measurement from top to bottom
C
The measurement from side to side
D
The largest measurement

#### Slide 12 -Quiz

Name some things you might measure in millimetres (mm)

#### Slide 13 -Mind map

Name things that you could measure in centimetres (cm).

#### Slide 14 -Open question

Name as many things as possible that you would measure in metres (m)

#### Slide 15 -Mind map

Which measurement would you use to measure the height of a mirror?
A
milllimetres
B
metres
C
kilometres
D
any of the above

#### Slide 16 -Quiz

Which measurement would you measure the length of a ladybird?
A
kilometres
B
meters
C
millimetres
D
any of the above

#### Slide 17 -Quiz

Which measurement fits best for the length of a great white shark?
A
30cm
B
4.5 metres
C
100 millimetres
D
45 kilometres

#### Slide 18 -Quiz

Which measurement would you use for the distance between Oxford and London?
A
30 metres
B
82 kilometres
C
63 centimentres
D
100 centimetres

#### Slide 19 -Quiz

What kinds of things or distances would you measure in kilometres?

#### Slide 20 -Mind map

Starter - Units of measure
mm
cm
m
km
millimetres
kilometres
centimetres
metres
smallest unit of measure
largest unit of measure
larger than mm but smaller than m
larger than cm, smaller than km