Area and perimeter: Year 8 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 8 is for the topic of Area and perimeter. Students build on their knowledge of the area and perimeter of rectangles, parallelograms and triangles to rhombi, kites and trapezia. They identify and use the formulae for these to solve problems.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Area, volume and surface area
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving the area and perimeter of irregular and composite shapes using appropriate units

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P9)

Copyright details


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