Links from the Interview to Mathematics Continuum - Measurement

From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.

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When a student is successful on these questions, learning can be continued using suggested activities such as these:

Measurement

When student is successful on:

  • Question 38

Create a clock (prior to interview) and discuss features of a clock

  • Question 40 (a) (b)

Days and months (some of these)

Awareness of time (0.5):

  • Activity 2: Yesterday, today and tomorrow
  • Activity 3: Times during the day

When student is successful on:

  • Question 45 (a – c)

Comparing string and stick

  • Question 46 (a) (b)

Measure straw with paper clips

  • Question 49 (a – f)

Predict and check which is heavier

  • Question 50

Use teddies to measure mass of container

Comparison of length (1.0):

  • Activity 1: Preliminary experiences which focus on the attribute
  • Activity 2: Indirect comparisons

When student is successful on:

  • Question 38

Create a clock (prior to interview) and discuss features of a clock

  • Question 39 (a)

Telling time on analogue clock (hour only).

Reading the hour on a clock (1.25):

  • Activity 1: Draw a clock face
  • Activity 2: One handed clock
  • Activity 3: Shoebox clock
  • Activity 4: Linking clocks

When student is successful on:

  • Question 46

Measure straw with paper clips

  • Question 50

Use teddies to measure mass of container

The idea of a unit (2.0):

  • Activity 1: Preliminary experiences using a unit
  • Activity 2: Using a unit to measure

When student is successful on:

  • Question 39 (a) (b)

Telling the time on analogue clock (hour and half hour).

Reading clocks to quarter hours (2.25):

  • Activity 1: Make a clockface
  • Activity 2: Minute hand only
  • Activity 3: Predict, check and visualise
  • Activity 4: Shoebox clock
  • Activity 6: Setup a clock corner

When student is successful on:

  • Question 47 (a) (b)

Measure straw with ruler using correct unit

  • Question 48

Tear streamer to 1m, estimate length of streamer

  • Question 52

Measure the mass of a container using 10g weights

  • Question 53 (a – c)
Using kitchen scales

Converting between units (4.0):

  • Activity 1: Converting between units within the same attribute

When student is successful on:

  • Question 39 (c)

Show the time 2:20 on an analogue clock

  • Question 41

Calendar tasks

  • Question 42

Duration task using digital time

Time Intervals (4.0):

  • Activity 1: Sample questions and tasks
  • Activity 2: Questions involving dates