Describing areas

In this lesson, you will use different square units to describe area and use informal counting strategies to calculate area.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gap: Perimeter is a measure of the total _________ around the outside of a shape.

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Q2.Fill in the gap: We record perimeter using units of __________, such as m, cm and mm.

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Q3.Find the perimeter of this shape.

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Q4.One side of a square is 8m. What is the perimeter of the square?

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Q5.A regular pentagon has a perimeter of 50mm. What is the length of one side of the pentagon?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gap: Perimeter is a measure of the total _________ around the outside of a shape.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: We record perimeter using units of __________, such as m, cm and mm.

2/5

Q3.Find the perimeter of this shape.

3/5

Q4.One side of a square is 8m. What is the perimeter of the square?

4/5

Q5.A regular pentagon has a perimeter of 50mm. What is the length of one side of the pentagon?

5/5

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Describing area quiz

Time to show what you've learned.

Q1.Fill in the gap: Area is a measure of the __________ inside the boundary of a shape.

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Q2.Fill in the gap: We can use different ____________ to record the area of a shape.

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Q3.Fill in the gap: Shape A has an area of ________ square units.

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Q4.Fill in the gap: Shape B has an area of 12 ____________ units.

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Q5.What is the area of this shape?

5/5

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Quiz:

Describing area quiz

Time to show what you've learned.

Q1.Fill in the gap: Area is a measure of the __________ inside the boundary of a shape.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: We can use different ____________ to record the area of a shape.

2/5

Q3.Fill in the gap: Shape A has an area of ________ square units.

3/5

Q4.Fill in the gap: Shape B has an area of 12 ____________ units.

4/5

Q5.What is the area of this shape?

5/5

Lesson summary: Describing areas

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