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LIFE/work balance We have started a #LIFEworkbalance campaign and we need your help to complete our LIFE/work balance survey. We hope to publish the results soon, so please give 15 minutes of your time to help us get a true picture of school life. Want to be a part of this campaign? Take the survey on our website and share it with your colleagues! © Classroom Secrets Limited

Year 5 – Summer Block 4 – Converting Units – Metric Units About This Resource: This Power. Point has been designed to support your teaching of this small step. It includes a starter activity and an example of each question from the Varied Fluency and Reasoning and Problem Solving resources also provided in this pack. You can choose to work through all examples provided or a selection of them depending on the needs of your class. National Curriculum Objectives: Mathematics Year 5: (5 M 5) Convert between different units of metric measure (for example, kilometre and metre; centimetre and millimetre; gram and kilogram; litre and millilitre) More Year 5 Converting Units resources. Did you like this resource? Don’t forget to review it on our website. © Classroom Secrets Limited

Year 5 – Summer Block 4 – Converting Units Step 3: Metric Units © Classroom Secrets Limited

Introduction Multiply or divide the following numbers. Thousands Hundreds Tens Ones x 10 7 x 100 5 x 1000 4 Thousands Hundreds Tens Ones 2 0 6 0 0 0 ÷ 1000 © Classroom Secrets Limited 3

Introduction Multiply or divide the following numbers. Thousands Hundreds Tens Ones 7 0 5 0 0 4 0 0 0 Thousands Hundreds Tens Ones x 100 x 1, 000 ÷ 10 2 ÷ 100 6 ÷ 1, 000 3 © Classroom Secrets Limited

Varied Fluency 1 Convert the height of the flower to millimetres. 37 cm © Classroom Secrets Limited

Varied Fluency 1 Convert the height of the flower to millimetres. 37 cm x 10 = 370 mm © Classroom Secrets Limited

Varied Fluency 2 True or false? 72 m = 720 cm © Classroom Secrets Limited

Varied Fluency 2 True or false? 72 m = 720 cm False; 72 m > 720 cm © Classroom Secrets Limited

Varied Fluency 3 Fill in the missing symbol to make the statement correct. 1 7 km 2 © Classroom Secrets Limited 7, 500 m

Varied Fluency 3 Fill in the missing symbol to make the statement correct. 1 7 km 2 © Classroom Secrets Limited = 7, 500 m

Varied Fluency 4 Find the difference between the longest line and the shortest line. A B 150 cm 1, 400 mm C Give your answer in centimetres. © Classroom Secrets Limited 3 m

Varied Fluency 4 Find the difference between the longest line and the shortest line. A B C 150 cm 1, 400 mm 3 m Give your answer in centimetres. 3 m (300 cm) – 1, 400 mm (140 cm) = 160 cm © Classroom Secrets Limited

Problem Solving 1 Kaleb needs to fit seven 6 cm cereal boxes in his cupboard. 0. 5 m Will the cereal boxes fit? How many cm are spare/needed? © Classroom Secrets Limited

Problem Solving 1 Kaleb needs to fit seven 6 cm cereal boxes in his cupboard. 0. 5 m Will the cereal boxes fit? How many cm are spare/needed? Yes they will fit, as seven cereal boxes will be 42 cm. The cupboard measures 50 cm so there will be 8 cm spare. © Classroom Secrets Limited

Reasoning 1 Clay is converting millimetres to centimetres and metres using the table. mm cm m 250 25 2. 5 1, 560 156 1. 56 3, 140 31. 4 3. 14 Explain and correct his mistakes. © Classroom Secrets Limited

Reasoning 1 Clay is converting millimetres to centimetres and metres using the table. mm cm m 250 25 0. 25 1, 560 156 1. 56 3, 140 314 3. 14 Divided by 10 instead of 100. Divided by 100 instead of 10. Explain and correct his mistakes. © Classroom Secrets Limited

Reasoning 2 Francis and Ariel are converting millimetres to centimetres. 1, 260 millimetres is the same as 126 centimetres. 1, 260 millimetres is the same as 1. 26 centimetres. Francis Who is correct? Why? © Classroom Secrets Limited Ariel

Reasoning 2 Francis and Ariel are converting millimetres to centimetres. 1, 260 millimetres is the same as 126 centimetres. 1, 260 millimetres is the same as 1. 26 centimetres. Francis Who is correct? Why? Francis is correct because… © Classroom Secrets Limited Ariel

Reasoning 2 Francis and Ariel are converting millimetres to centimetres. 1, 260 millimetres is the same as 126 centimetres. 1, 260 millimetres is the same as 1. 26 centimetres. Francis Ariel Who is correct? Why? Francis is correct because you have to divide by 10 to convert from millimetres to centimetres. 1, 260 mm ÷ 10 = 126 cm. © Classroom Secrets Limited