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Areas of rectangles

In this unit, students learn to use the multiplication formula to find the area of a rectangle. Using proportional reasoning, students explore what happens to the area when the length and/or height of a rectangle is doubled.

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Year level(s) Year 5
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Differentiated teaching, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

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

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P7)

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