Year 6 week 2 (place value and measurement)

This week we focus on place value, and on comparing lengths, widths and areas.

This page suggests activities for each day. Click to download a printable PDF to help keep track of progress.


Day 1

Place value

  • Go to the Modeling 6-digit numbers learning object.
  • Click on the dice at the bottom, then use the arrows at the top to make the number given. Click the question mark to check your answer.
  • Make at least 10 numbers correctly.

Measurement e-ako

  • Go to the measurement pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose e-ako M3.5 (the fifth yellow button on the third row).
  • Work through pages 1-11.

Measurement activity

  • Go to Three chairs and answer the questions for activity 1. Instead of using children in a class measure chairs and people in your bubble. 
  • Check the answers at the bottom of this page.

Day 2

Place value

  • Go to the Modeling decimal numbers learning object.
  • Click on the dice at the bottom, then use the arrows at the top to make the number given. Click the question mark to check your answer.
  • Make at least 10 numbers correctly.

Measurement e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako M3.5 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 12-18.

Measurement activity


Day 3

Place value and addition

  • Go to the activity Create 5.5 and play the game with a family member.

Measurement e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako M3.5 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 19-25.

Measurement activity


Day 4

Place value and measurement

Measurement activity

  • Go to the activity Adobe bricks and answer the questions on the second page. If your family is happy to help you could do the activities on the first page too by using these instructions.
  • Check your answers at the bottom of this page.

Day 5

Place value

Measurement e-ako

If you like, work through M3.5 on the measurement pathway again.  You do this by selecting “reset” instead of “start” on the pathway page. Please note that if you do this then all your answers are cleared and the e-ako is reset to zero points.

Measurement activity

  • Go to the activity Cut it out and follow the instructions.
  • Check your answers at the bottom of this page.