# Capacity – Standard Unit of Capacity (Primary 3)

MATHEMATICS

SMASE – ASEI PDSI METHOD

THIRD TERM

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 3

TOPIC: Capacity

LEARNING AREA

• Lesson One – Identifying the Litre as a Unit of Capacity
• Lesson Two – Capacity of containers
• Lesson Three – Measuring Liquid
• Lesson Four – Lesson Evaluation

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

LEARNING OUTCOME

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

1. identify litre as a unit of measuring capacity.
2. measure liquid e.g. water using a graduated cylinder up to any stated number of litres.
3. identify the need for accuracy in measuring liquids e.g. kerosene, water petrol, etc.

RATIONALE

Liquids have no regular shape. Its volume is calculated by the capacity of the container they are held in. Capacity is the measure of the amount of liquid in a container. The concept of capacity will enable pupils to identify litres as standard unit and measure liquid accurately.

LEARNING MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Empty used Syringes,
2. Bottles,
4. Empty containers, etc.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

There are different types of containers – small, medium and large. Containers such as spoons, cups, water bottles, etc. are used at home and in the school. These containers are used for the pupils based on their needs.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
2. Lagos State Scheme of work
3. New Method Mathematics Book 2
4. All Relevant Materials
5. Online Materials