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Unit I – Shape Areas

This maths scheme of work for Key Stage Two gets the children to develop and refine skills in measuring and calculating the areas and perimeters of different geometric shapes including rectilinear and compound shapes. The class can identify how to use formulas to make it quicker and easier to calculate the areas of shapes.

Develop and refine skills in measuring and calculating the areas and perimeters of different geometric shapes including rectilinear and compound shapes

Lesson One : Matching Areas

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

Lesson Two : Compound Shapes

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

Lesson Three : Shape Perimeters

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

Lesson Four : Triangle Squares

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

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