A careful study of NAPLAN outcomes suggests that many students fall down on the measurement questions. When we looked into the issues that might be causing this consistent failure, we saw that there are certain features of measuring length that may well not be getting the attention that they need.Book 3 formalizes the use of the standard measures, cm and metre, and introduces estimation of lengths in both cm and metres. The Car Race featured on the cover is one of many practical activities in this book where the students are asked to estimate and measure real things, with a purpose.
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