Resource 1: Sample questions

Background information / subject knowledge for teacher

  • What do you understand by the height of a person
  • How are you going to measure yourself?
  • Should you have shoes on or off, while measuring? Why?
  • Should you lie down or stand up against the wall? Why?
  • What about those with long hair, should they squash it down? Why?
  • Where should you measure from?
  • What should you use to measure with?
  • How accurate should you be?
  • Which is best to; use a ruler or tape measure? Why?
  • How should you collect and record the measurements?

3. Assessing understanding of length

Resource 2: Two ways to check