Year 6 Volume of a Cuboid Game

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Volume of a Cuboid Game includes five questions designed to check and consolidate pupils’ understanding of calculating the volume of a cuboid using the formula: l x w x h. Pupils will complete a statement by calculating the volume of a dice 3 times the size of a given dimension, match the correct volume to three given cuboids, find missing dimensions, establish whether all given cuboids have the same area, and identify the dimensions of a cuboid with a given volume.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Measurement
Mathematics Year 6: (6M7c) Recognise when it is possible to use formulae for the area of shapes
Mathematics Year 6: (6M8a) Calculate, estimate and compare volume of cubes and cuboids using standard units, including cubic centimetres (cm3) and cubic metres (m3), and extending to other units [for example, mm3 and km3]