How can you measure the distance between villupuram and cuddalore?

__UNIT
4__

__MEASUREMENTS__

__Understand
relationship between metre and centimetre.__

**Introduction**

Children can measure their foot
size and find out the slipper size. Or sleeve size of their shirt, then children
go around find out whose sleeve is the shortest and whose is the longest. Or
leg size and find out whose pant/trouser is the longest. Or shoulder
measurement of their friends.

Kavitha accompanied her friends
to the festival shop. They all got a lot of stuff. They came back home and then
talked about them.

Kavitha : I bought a ribbon. Mala what did
you buy?

Mala : I bought a cricket bat. Mary,
please show your toy.

Mary : I bought a toy
train.

Sharmila : See friends. I have a beautiful
toy car

Banu : My favouite toy
lorry was very attractive

Kavitha : All the toys are very nice. Let
us measure our toys. Which is the longest among them?

Let’s measure the length of toys
and ribbon.

Kavitha : measures her Ribbon.

Mala : measures her Toy bat.

Mary measures her Toy train.

Teacher can help
the children to use the ruler. Whether it should begin from zero or 1? Also
tell why do we measure from zero.

Sharmila : measures her Toy car

Banu : measures her Toy
lorry.

Centimetre can be written as “cm”

We use scale to measure small length. Play ground, Classroom height are measured by tape.

**Activity**

Ask the children to measure the
following things and complete the table given below.

Children can you measure the tip
of the following things by using the ruler?

Yes, the measurement between 0
and 1 is 0.5.

10 millimetre = 1 centimetre

100 centimetre = 1 metre

__1000m = 1 Kilometre__

1000 metre = 1 kilometre

1 mile = 1.6 kilometre

**Think it..**

How can you measure the distance between villupuram and cuddalore?

**Group Activity**

Ask the children to measure the
length of the following things.

**a.** Black board

**b.** Cupboard

**c.** Table

**d.** Wallclock

**e.** Classroom

Tags : Measurements | Term 1 Chapter 4 | 4th Maths , 4th Maths : Term 1 Unit 4 : Measurements

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