Understanding measure - length

Challenge reference: 4970

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 2
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Learning aim

The learner will gain an understanding of vocabulary associated with length and using standard and non standard units in practical situations.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to use different equipment to measure length.

  2. Be able to use and compare standard and non-standard unit formats when measuring length.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Use standard equipment to measure length eg ruler, metre stick, tape measure
    • Use non-standard equipment to measure length eg cubes, handspans
    • Use a standard method for measuring length eg centimetres, metres
    • Use a non-standard method for measuring length eg book, table
    • Compare the standard and non-standard methods used for measuring length