**Capacity - fifth and sixth class **

Content for fifth class

*The child should be enabled to*

- Select and use appropriate instruments of measurement.

*Choose measurement instruments appropriate to given tasks graduated jugs, litre containers or fractional litre containers*. - Estimate and measure capacity using appropriate metric units?

*Estimate and measure a large variety of objects use appropriate measuring units e.g. millilitres (cups), litres (watering-can)?*

Content for sixth class

*The child should be enabled to*

- Select and use appropriate instruments of measurement
- Rename measures of capacity.

*Rename measurements of appropriate metric units.*

Express results as fractions or decimals of appropriate metric unit e.g. 625 ml = 5 eighths of a litre = 0.625 l or 8 l 253 ml = 8.253 l - Find the volume of a cuboid experimentally.

*Fill a cuboid container with water and measure capacity in litres.*

Fill a cuboid container with unit cubes and count.