This weeks maths is capacity.
Continue counting in jumps of 2's, 5's and 10's. Begin to count in jumps of 3. Use number splat below to help.
Count from any given number forwards and backwards beyond 100. Use flipchart resource below to help.
Identify odd and even numbers on the 100 splat. Can they highlight odd numbers in one colour and even numbers in another? What makes a number odd or even? Do you notice anything about the odd/even numbers, patterns, what number do they end in etc?
Use this rhyme to help remember the odd and even numbers.
1, 3, 5, 7 and 9, odd numbers on my washing line.
0, 2, 4, 6 and 8, even numbers on my plate.
What is capacity? How do we measure liquid? Discuss vocab – full/empty/deep/shallow/container.
Which measurement do we use? Look at a litre measuring jug to see how much a litre is (use food colouring in water if you have some). Look at a ml. how many ml make a l? Demonstrate how to use the measuring cylinders to measure a volume of liquid. Choose containers of different sizes. Look carefully at each and ask the children to describe them – including shape and size. Pick a selection of containers and order from tallest to shortest, widest to narrowest. Which do they think would hold the most? Not always the tallest container! Estimate then check the capacity of a container. How many small jugs do you think it will take to fill the big one? Use different containers to estimate with. Record your estimations and then your findings.