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Finding area by decomposing and rearranging
A lesson showing how to decompose shapes to find their areas.
|Year 6, Year 7
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|Strand and focus
|Length, Using units of measurement, Area, volume and surface area
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Establish the formula for the area of a rectangle and use it to solve practical problems
Solve problems involving the area of triangles and parallelograms using established formulas and appropriate units
Understanding geometric properties (P6)
Understanding units of measurement (P8, P9)
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