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These lessons guide students to discover and then apply the formula for finding the area of a triangle, using the perpendicular height and base.
|Year level(s)||Year 7|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||Area, Base, Height, Triangle|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Area, volume and surface area|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Solve problems involving the area of triangles and parallelograms using established formulas and appropriate units
Understanding geometric properties (P6)
Understanding units of measurement (P9)
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