Resource 1: Sample questions

Background information / subject knowledge for teacher

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

3. Assessing understanding of length

Resource 2: Two ways to check