# Area of Parallelograms and Trapezia

#### What's Included

• Smart Notebooks Presentation
• Interactive Excel File
• Activ Inspire Flipchart
• Lesson Plan
• Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
• Differentiated Worksheet

# Area of Parallelograms and Trapezia

Students learn how to calculate the area of parallelograms and trapeziums by considering how a parallelogram can form a rectangle and a trapezium a rectangle and triangle.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to calculate the area of a parallelogram using the formula
• Most students should be able to calculate the area of a parallelogram and trapezium using the formulae.
• Some students should be able to calculate the area of compound shapes involving parallelograms and trapeziums.
Proof of Area of a Trapezium Video

Perimeter and Area - Foundation

Area of 2D Shapes - Higher

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