Pirate Ship Make- Over - Measurement Age 9-11 DOWNLOADABLE


Age 9-11 - Includes Link To Video Footage of Interactive Maths

In this lesson the class become Pirates challenged with producing a design for their Captain's ship.

With minimal measuring tools they will be working in groups to draw up a floor plan to show the Captain.

They will then be given a budget to furnish the rooms and will have to choose items from a list of furniture/appliances etc

This problem-solving lesson aims to teach students the order in which they would go about a task like this allowing them to make mistakes, start over and to think about how best to work together as a team and listen to each other.

The continuous self-assessment is set out so that the students reflect on their behavioural approach to the topic.

The project can be expanded into further improvisation and artwork, drawing the ideas and calculations.

Suitable For A Classroom.

Curriculum For Excellence

The level achieved in this Project will sit between these experiences/outcomes.

I can use the common units of measure, convert between related units of the metric system and carry out calculations when solving problems.

MNU 2-11b

I can solve practical problems by applying my knowledge of measure, choosing the appropriate units and degree of accuracy for the task and using a formula to calculate area or volume when required.

MNU 3-11a

I can use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division when solving problems, making best use of the mental strategies and written skills I have developed.

MNU 1-03a

Having determined which calculations are needed, I can solve problems involving whole numbers using a range of methods, sharing my approaches and solutions with others.

MNU 2-03a

Using technology and other methods, I can display data simply, clearly and accurately by creating tables, charts and diagrams, using simple labelling and scale.

MTH 1-21a  

I can create, adapt and sustain different roles, experimenting with movement, expression and voice and using theatre arts technology.

EXA 2-12a

Inspired by a range of stimuli, I can express and communicate my ideas, thoughts and feelings through drama.

EXA 0-13a / EXA 1-13a / EXA 2-13a

I can respond to the experience of drama by discussing my thoughts and feelings. I can give and accept constructive comment on my own and others’ work.

EXA 0-15a / EXA 1-15a / EXA 2-15a / EXA 3-15a

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