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 Year 3   Numeracy Block D Unit 2

Calculating, measuring and understanding shape

                                                                        This unit is aimed at children in Year 3.

                                                  A selection of resources to support the teaching of Numeracy strategy,

                                                            Block D Unit 2- Calculating, measuring and understanding shape. 

                                                             For a complete list of what's included, see the table below.

    Files Included in this Download

Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Vocabulary for Year 2

Block D

(23 pages)

To be used throughout Numeracy Block D

Vocabulary for use throughout the units in Block D. Six words on each A4 sheet

Add or subtract mentally

 (4 pages)

 

Calculating

To add or subtract mentally

Lots of practice questions to add or subtract mentally use for children to write or as mental / oral starter

What fraction is coloured

 (2 pages)

Calculating

To find unit fractions

Write down the fraction of coloured parts of each set of boxes

Fraction word problems

(4 pages)

Calculating

To find unit fractions

Word problems to work out the fractions

Written multiplication and division

(3 pages)

Calculating

To use practical and informal methods to multiply and divide

Write answers to the questions and do some jottings if necessary

Kilometres

 (2 pages)

 

Measuring

To know the relationships between metres and kilometres

Work out distances in kilometres using a given map. How many ms in kms or kms in ms

Problems involving measurement

(2 pages)

 

Measuring

To know the relationships between metres and kilometres

Problems of measurement cms, ms, kms, - write down working out

Find out about your height

(2 pages)

Measuring

To measure and record measurements

Find out if arm span distance is same as height. Check a statement about the size of head compared to height.

More or less than a kilo

 (1 page)

 

Measuring

To use appropriate units to estimate, measure and record measurements

Estimate whether the given objects are more / less / about the same as a kilo. Find own objects that measure these weights.

 More or less than a litre

 (2 pages)

Measuring

To use appropriate units to estimate, measure and record measurements

Estimate whether the given objects are more / less / about the same as a litre. Find own objects that measure these capacities.

Finding the weight of water

(1 page)

Measuring

To use appropriate units to estimate, measure and record measurements

Follow the instructions to find the mass of water. Record and explain your observations

Right angle measurer

 (1 page)

Understanding shape

To draw and identify right angles

Cut out the right angle measurer and use to draw right angles and to find things that have right angles

About shapes

( 2 page)

 

Understanding shape

To draw and describe shapes

Draw shapes and record the information given on the charts including lines of symmetry

Right angles and shapes

(2 pages)

Understanding shape

To identify right angles in 2D shapes

Cut out the cards which describe a shape with / without right angles, choose one and draw a matching shape.

Use a map

(1 page)

Understanding shape

To use the four compass directions to describe movement about a grid

Look at an ordnance survey map. Record a town or village. Describe what you see using the four points of the compass.

Compass directions

(2 pages)

Understanding shape

To use the four compass directions to describe movement

Start from the given directions and make the given turns record on the sheet

Grids

(2 pages)

Understanding shape

To use the four compass directions to describe movement

Grids to work out given movements and directions. One grid for children to make up own movements using compass points

What did you draw?

(1 page)

Understanding shape

To read and record the vocabulary of position and movement on a grid

Fill in the appropriate named squares to find out what you have drawn. Make your own picture and name the squares

Reflecting

 (2 pages)

Understanding shape

To draw the reflection of a shape in a mirror

Draw the reflection of the given shapes and of the letters of the alphabet.

Reflective symmetry

(3 pages)

Understanding shape

To draw and complete shapes with reflective symmetry

3 sets of shapes on dots to complete as reflective symmetry - graded

Finding right angles

 (2 pages)

Understanding shape

To compare angles with a right angle

Find and record different objects with right angles and those with angle bigger / smaller than right angles

Symmetry

 (4 pages)

Understanding shape

To draw lines of symmetry

Find the line of symmetry on the various shapes and letters

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