Area modelling Image

Please note: This site contains links to websites not controlled by the Australian Government or ESA. More information here.

Go to website

Area modelling

This visual prompt shows two ways of finding the area of four placemats, using an array model. The resource includes the prompt, teacher notes, guided questions and extension prompts.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation
Keywords area, product, linear factors, array model

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
Strand and focus Algebra, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Algebraic expressions
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA233 Expand binomial products and factorise monic quadratic expressions using a variety of strategies

Copyright details


Inquiry Maths


© Andrew Blair 2012-21. Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0.