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An absorbing challenge
Students estimate the area of irregular shapes and then check the accuracy of their effort.
|Year level(s)||Year 5|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Student task|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Differentiated teaching, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Length, Area, volume and surface area|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Solve practical problems involving the perimeter and area of regular and irregular shapes using appropriate metric units
Understanding units of measurement (P7)
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