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Reading scales and solving problems

Reading scales and solving problems
A KS2 numeracy worksheet created by an educator to help your child practise reading scales and solving problems.
Keystage:  KS2, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

How does yout child learn to read scales in KS2?

In Key Stage 2 (KS2), children begin to learn about scales as part of their maths education. 

To help children grasp the concept of scales, teachers often start with simple activities, such as counting on number lines with equal intervals. 

As children progress, they learn to read more complex scales, such as linear scales for measuring length using rulers or measuring tapes. They also learn to interpret scales on bar graphs to understand quantities represented by each bar. 

Through hands-on activities and real-life examples, children practise estimating and reading measurements, laying the foundation for further understanding and problem-solving skills. 

How will this KS2 reading scales worksheet help your child?

This teacher-created worksheet will help your child practise the skill of reading scales at home. Your child will need to work out the weight of the potatoes by reading the scales and solving the problems. Answers are provided at the bottom of the worksheet.

For more support with KS2 maths topics, visit our hub page, or try our other Reading scales worksheet.