Understand relationship between metre and centimetre.
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
Centimetre can be written as “cm”
We use scale to measure small length. Play ground, Classroom height are measured by tape.
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
How can you measure the distance between villupuram and cuddalore?
Ask the children to measure the length of the following things.
a. Black board