**WEEK 1**

**Subject: Basic Science**

**Class: Primary 3**

**Term: 1 ^{st} Term**

**Topic****: Measurement**

**Subtitle****: Measurement of Length**

**Learning Objectives****: At the end of this this lesson, pupils should be able to:**

**Define measurement of length****State measuring length instrument****State unit of length**

**Resources and materials:**

**Scheme of work**

**Online information**

**Instructional material****: meter ruler, measuring tape, hand span, a cubit**

**Building Background/connection to prior knowledge****: pupils are familiar with numbers in hundred, tens and units from their previous classes.**

**CONTENT**

**Length**

Measurement of length is the process of measuring the distance between any two points in term of width, thickness, depth, and height.

**Instruments for measuring length**

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Meter Rule or Ruler** **

The International System Unit (SI Unit) of measuring length is in Meter, meter is indicated as m.

100centimeter(cm) = 1Meter(m)

10milimeters(mm) = 1Centimeter(cm)

10centimeter(cm) = 1Decimter

**Strategies& Activities:**

**Step1: Teacher revises the previous topic.**

**Step2: Teacher introduces the new topic.**

**Step3: Teacher explains the new topic.**

**Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions.**

**Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.**

**Assessment & Evaluation:****1. Measure the height of your desk.**

**mention three instrument for measuring length****convert 500 centimeters to meter**

**WRAP UP(CONCLUSION)**** Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.**

**Assignment****: 1. using your hand span measure the length of your be.**

**2.what is the International System of measuring length?**

**3. convert 3meter to centimeter**

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