Term 5
Year 5 Term 5 

Key Concepts – Number – Place Value – Decimals, Percentages, Fractions

Key Vocabulary decimal decimal fraction decimal point one decimal place two decimal places three decimal places percentage per cent tenth hundredth thousandth 
Key Concepts –Topic Mass, Capacity, Volume

Key Vocabulary Mass Weight heavy/light, heavier/lighter, heaviest/lightest weigh, weighs kilogram (kg), halfkilogram, gram (g) balance scales Capacity full, half full empty holds/ contains litre (l), halflitre, millilitre (ml) pint, gallon container measuring cylinder 
Common Misconceptions – Place Value – Decimals, Percentages, Fractions That it is not possible to convert all fractions to a decimal or percentage Misunderstanding the value of decimal digits That fractions can only represent less than one whole Common Misconception – Topic  Mass, Capacity, Volume Children can confuse litres and metres / millilitres and millimetres due to these units of measure sounding the same Multiplying and dividing by wrong power of ten (or multiplying to convert, when dividing was required and vice versa) Measuring using the wrong unit of measure Failing to record the unit of measure Assuming the height or the width only of a container would impact its capacity or volume 