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This SMILE resource contains two packs of games, investigations, worksheets and practical activities supporting the teaching and learning of measurement, from measuring lengths using a ruler to techniques to find the thickness of a piece of card.

Measurement pack one contains nineteen work cards with a wide variety of activities covering measuring using a ruler, a timeline and metres and centimetres, using scales to weigh objects, using the twenty-four hour clock, estimating time, lengths and weights.

Measurement pack two contains eleven work cards with activities requiring students to measure lengths accurately, estimate a variety of weights, lengths and distances, read temperatures from a thermometer, and techniques to estimate the thickness of a piece of card.

SMILE (Secondary Mathematics Individualised Learning Experiment) was initially developed as a series of practical activities for secondary school students by practising teachers in the 1970s. It became a complete individualised scheme based around a network of activity cards and assessments.

Related resources include answers to all of the cards and test books and answers.

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