School Garden

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to use geometry and number calculation skills to design and cost a garden area for the school grounds. The class can explain how to use a formal written method of multiplication to make it easier and quicker to find the area of a shape.

Download this teaching pack including classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to use geometry and number calculation skills to design and cost a garden area for the school grounds

Learning Objectives

Recognise when it is possible to use formulae for area of shapes. Solve problems involving multiplication.

Learning Outcomes

I can use a formula to calculate the area of a shape. I can use a formal written method to multiply measurements when calculating the area of a shape.

School Garden (support)

Activity to help the children use geometry and number calculation skills to design and cost a garden area for the school grounds using money amounts in whole and half pounds

School Garden (core)

Activity to help the children use geometry and number calculation skills to design and cost a garden area for the school grounds using money amounts in multiples of ten pence

School Garden (extension)

Activity to help the children use geometry and number calculation skills to design and cost a garden area for the school grounds using money amounts in multiples of pence

School Garden

Interactive activity to help the children use geometry and number calculation skills to design and cost a garden area for the school grounds

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to use geometry and number calculation skills to design and cost a garden area for the school grounds

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