Metric & Imperial Measures – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on metric and imperial measures that looks at what the metric and imperial systems of measure are, and how to choose appropriate units of measure in each system. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To make sensible estimates of a range of measures in everyday settings.
  • To be aware of different metric and imperial units.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE foundation tier students. It could also be used with mid and low ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Metric & Imperial Measures’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Measures Introduction
  • Student Worksheet on Metric & Imperial Measures
  • Match Cards
  • Measures Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the first lesson in the ‘Measures, Perimeter & Area’ unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: