Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will look at the difference between perimeter and area and learn a strategy for calculating area.

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What is the area of a shape?

1/4

Q2.How do you calculate the area of a rectangle?

2/4

Q3.What is the area of this shape?

3/4

Q4.What is the area of a rectangle with sides 4 cm and 12 cm?

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What is the area of a shape?

1/4

Q2.How do you calculate the area of a rectangle?

2/4

Q3.What is the area of this shape?

3/4

Q4.What is the area of a rectangle with sides 4 cm and 12 cm?

4/4

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Lesson summary: Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 2)

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