Y4 Maths

What is Area? Lesson

This Year 4 What is Area? lesson covers the prior learning of Draw 2D Shapes, before moving onto the main skill of What is Area?  

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for the step hereThe interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

 

National Curriculum Objective
Mathematics Year 4: (4M7b) Find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares

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1 Prior Learning

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This Year 4 What is Area? lesson covers the prior learning of Draw 2D Shapes, before moving onto the main skill of What is Area?  

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For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Video Tutorial

In this Recognise and Describe 2D Shapes Video Tutorial, Vanessa shows pupils how to identify the properties of 2D shapes. She uses key vocabulary including symmetry, perpendicular and parallel.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Recognise and Describe 2D Shapes Game checks pupils’ understanding of recognising lines of symmetry and angles within shapes.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Properties of 2D Shapes Maths Challenge aims to extend pupils' understanding of shape.

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of Draw 2D Shapes, before moving onto the main skill of what is area? There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of what is area?

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 What is Area? Game is designed to check pupils understanding of recognising the area of different 2D rectilinear shapes.

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Extension

This what is area? extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the what is area? lesson.