Perimeter and Area

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Perimeter and Area

Area of Composite Shapes

Students learn how to find the area of composite shapes.  Learning progresses from counting the squares inside t...

Area of Triangles and Composite Shapes

Progressing on from finding the area of a triangle students calculate the area of composite shapes made up of tr...

Composite Area of 2D Shapes

Students learn how to find the composite area of 2D shapes involving triangles, rectangles, trapezia and paralle...

Finding the Area of a Rectangle

Students learn about finding the area of a rectangle.  They progress from counting the squares inside and multip...

Finding the Area of a Triangle

Students practice finding the area of a triangle.  As the lesson progresses students learn how to use the formul...

Perimeter of Complex Shapes

Students learn how to find the perimeter of complex shapes.  Learning progresses from counting the distance arou...

Revising Area of 2D Shapes

Students revise how to calculate the area of rectangles, triangles, parallelograms and trapezia.  Later, as lear...

Revising Area of Triangular Shapes

Students revise how to calculate the area of triangles.  As learning progresses they solve real-life problems in...

Revising Sectors and their Formulae

Students revise how to calculate the area and arc length of a sector.  Later, as learning progresses they use th...

Revising the Area and Perimeter of Rectilinear Shapes

Students revise how to calculate the perimeter and area of rectilinear shapes.  As learning progresses attempt e...

Surface Area of Cubes and Cuboids

Students learn how to find the surface area of cubes and cuboids using nets and 3D drawings.  As learning progre...

Area of Parallelograms and Trapezia

Students learn how to calculate the area of parallelograms and trapeziums by considering how a parallelogram can...

Perimeter of Shapes

Students learn how to measure the perimeter of 2D shapes. by counting and later by creating and using a formula....

Area of Irregular Shapes

Students learn how to find the area of irregular shapes by grouping.  As learning progresses they are challenged...

Area of Composite Shapes

Students learn how to calculate the area of compound rectilinear shapes by splitting the shapes up into two or m...

Circumference of Circles Problems

This lesson consolidates calculating the circumference of a circle and the perimeter of circular shapes.  Studen...

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Area of Compound Shapes

https://youtu.be/qbl0d8ofRwc To find the area of compound shapes students need to understand what the word compound means.  Therefore, I ask students to discuss in pairs a definition for the word compound and to extend it to include the shapes below.  As a result of their learning in science students agree that a compound can be […]

Priorities for the Spring Term

At the start of the Spring Term these are three main priorities for me as the Head of Mathematics.

Mutually Exclusive Outcomes and Events

I teach mutually exclusive outcomes directly after students have encountered Venn diagrams. This is the fifth Year 8 Probability lesson.