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Perimeter and area: measuring and calculating
This guide provides a sequence of small steps for learning about perimeter and area, from using centimetres and grid paper through to calculating the missing value of a shape.
|Year level(s)||Year 4, Year 5|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning, Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||compound shapes, irregular shapes, reasoning, problem-solving, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Measurement, Number, Build understanding|
|Topics||Addition and subtraction, Area, volume and surface area, Using units of measurement, Length|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMMG290 Compare objects using familiar metric units of area and volume
ACMMG109 Calculate perimeter and area of rectangles using familiar metric units
|National numeracy learning progression||
Understanding units of measurement
UuM5, UuM6, UuM7
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