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Warm-up: Greater Than, Less Than PowerPoint

Greater than, less than

Lesson One


To directly compare the capacities of two containers

(Oak National Academy)

Extension: Try the ‘How much does it hold?’ Questions.

How much does it hold?



Warm-up: Choose a number between 40 – 50. Write down one more & one less of this number. Calculate 10 more and 10 less too. Can you write a number sentence to make your number?

Lesson Two 


To indirectly compare the capacities by measuring in

non-standard units (Oak National Academy)

Extension: Complete the ‘Ordering Magic Potions’ challenge.




Warm-up: Addition Practise questions.

Counting On

Lesson Three


To compare different volumes (Oak National Academy)

Extension: Capacity worded problems



Warm-up: Subtraction practise questions.


Lesson Four


To apply understanding of halves and quarters to capacity.

Extension: Fractions of containers challenge.




Warm-up: Ultimate times tables challenge

Times table challenges

Lesson Four


To introduce a litre as a standard unit of measure.

Extension: Have a go at the ‘measuring volume’ questions.

Measuring volume and capacity



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