Year 5 Word Problems Measure 1

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Word Problems Measure 1 checks pupils’ understanding of converting time, imperial measures, and calculating the perimeter and area of a rectangle. Pupils will convert between seconds and minutes, match conversions of kg and g, convert from mm to cm, calculate the perimeter of given rectangles, and apply their knowledge of area to solve a contextual problem.

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National Curriculum Objectives

(5M4) Solve problems involving converting between units of time
(5M5) Convert between different units of metric measure (for example, kilometre and metre; centimetre and metre; centimetre and millimetre; gram and kilogram; litre and millilitre)
(5M7a) Measure and calculate the perimeter of composite rectilinear shapes in centimetres and metres
(5M7b) Calculate and compare the area of rectangles (including squares), and including using standard units, square centimetres (cm2) and square metres (m2) and estimate the area of irregular shapes