Year 1: Weight

Language focus: Demonstrate an understanding of comparing and contrasting. Use vocabulary independently independently that has been introduced and taught in lessons.

In Maths next week we will be looking at weight. We will be comparing the weight of different objects. The key words are heavy and light but we will also use lighter/ heavier/ heaviest and lightest when we make a comparison.

Can you tell which animal is heavier or lighter using a full sentence.

For example : The cat is heavier than the bird. The dog is lighter than the elephant.

Which one is the heaviest? Which one is the lightest? Remember your full sentence!

True or false?

Your school bag is lighter than your pillow.

Your dad’s watch is heavier than a spoon.

Your mum’s phone is as heavy as 5 forks.

Your shampoo bottle is lighter than a tomato.

Agents, it’s time for a mission! Can you complete all these tasks?

Find something that is heavier than your dad’s coffee mug.

Find something that is lighter than your mum’s handbag.

Find something that is heavier than your pillow.

Find something that is lighter than your library book.

Find 2 objects in your house that weigh the same.

If you still want more, try this game.

Have a wonderful weekend!

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