Area and Perimeter

Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in maths for Key Stage Two to teach about measuring and calculating the area and perimeter of different shapes

• ## School Fences

Calculate the costs of building fences around different shaped perimeters in the school grounds

• ## School Garden

Use geometry and number calculation skills to design and cost a garden area for the school grounds

• ## Rectangle Areas

Use multiplication number calculations to find the areas of different sized rectangle shapes

• ## Triangle Squares

Explain and record how to measure the area of a right angled triangle by counting full and half squares

• ## Shape Perimeters

Investigate and record rectilinear shapes with the same perimeters but different areas

• ## Compound Shapes

Identify and record how to use formulae to measure the area of different rectilinear shapes

• ## Matching Areas

Identify and record rectilinear shapes that have the same area in square centimetres

## New Teaching Resources for Key Stage Two

• Circus Animals
Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue
• Chocolate Debate
Hold a class debate to identify and explain the benefits and disadvantages of eating chocolate
• Story Swaps
Practise writing and editing an alternative version of a traditional story by swapping characters, settings and plot events
• Story Swap Writing
Draft and edit an alternative version of a traditional tale to match the original text genre and style