Estimate Capacity Year 5 Lesson Slides

Teacher Specific Information

These Estimate Capacity Lesson Slides have been designed to teach pupils the necessary skills to estimate the capacity based on a given volume. The slides are accompanied by a teacher explanation and have interactive questions embedded within to check understanding.


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National Curriculum Objectives


Mathematics Year 5: (5M8) Estimate volume [for example, using 1 cm3 blocks to build cuboids (including cubes)] and capacity [for example, using water]

Mathematics Year 5: (5M9a) Use all four operations to solve problems involving measure [for example, length, mass, volume, money] using decimal notation, including scaling