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How to Use a Protractor: Step-by-Step Guide | KS2 Geometry: Properties of Shapes | Primary Maths

How to Use a Protractor: Step-by-Step Guide

Explore our step-by-step guide on how to use a protractor, consisting of five clear and concise steps. Each page features a heading marked with the specific numbered step, accompanied by a picture of a protractor with key drawings and precise instructions, guiding children on how the protractor should be specifically used. The resource includes an introduction and information on how to estimate the angle before measuring with a protractor.

This resource is an excellent companion for pupils learning how to use a protractor, providing comprehensive steps for successful usage. Learners will grasp that angles are measured using a protractor, and the guide encourages them to estimate the rough size of an angle before precise measurement. This approach not only improves estimating skills but also enhances the understanding of angles.

Our how to use a protractor: step-by-step guide is aligned with KS2 geometry: properties of shapes on the national curriculum. This primary resource can be used with your ideas for maths activities and games, display boards, teaching material, learning aids, differentiation, homework, and lesson plans.

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