Length Height Width Workshop Upload


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A mathematics workshop I set up to help the children in my class with length, height and width concepts. This is a basic workshop and I did a lot of work before and after it.

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Length Height Width Workshop Upload

  1. 1. Lengthheightwidth<br />Workshop<br />
  2. 2. What is length, height and width?<br />Write down what you think these things are<br />Share your ideas with someone else in your group<br />Use the mathematics dictionary at the bottom of your Smart Kiddies personal page to find out what the mathematical definition of these things is.<br />Spheres click here<br />Cubes click here<br />Rhombus click here<br />Dodecahedrons click here<br />
  3. 3. What do we use to measure the height, length or width of something?<br />We use lots of different objects to measure with.<br />Each object usually has one or two units of measurement on it.<br />How many different measurement units can you think of to measure height, length and width?<br />Here’s a hint ---- centimetres<br />
  4. 4. What do we use to measure things?<br />Our length, height and width measuring toolbox could include these units of measurement<br />Metres<br />Millimetres<br />Kilometres<br />
  5. 5. How do we choose which one to use?<br />That’s a difficult question to answer<br />Usually you choose units that are going to make sense for the problem you are working out.<br />We tend to change to a bigger unit when it is going to take us a long time to measure something in the smaller unit<br />It takes practice and careful thinking to choose a measurement unit<br />
  6. 6. Which measurement unit would we use for…?<br /><ul><li>The height of a house
  7. 7. The height of a person
  8. 8. The width of your desk
  9. 9. How long our field is
  10. 10. The distance someone has been on a run
  11. 11. The distance from Auckland to Hamilton
  12. 12. The length of a pen
  13. 13. The thickness of your reading book
  14. 14. The thickness of your ruler
  15. 15. How tall your are</li></li></ul><li>Which measurement unit would we use for…?<br />
  16. 16. How do we measure?<br />Explain how to measure the line below using a ruler<br />Measure the line by following one of your group mates instructions<br />Do you all get the same answer? Why? Why not?<br />What things do you need to be careful with when trying to measure something?<br />
  17. 17. More length practice<br />Go to the Rainforest Mathswebsite and complete the length activities there<br />Our username is: xxx<br />Our password is: xxx<br />Start at year 3 level on the length activities<br />Continue working on the length activities until we change mathematics activities.<br />