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. The 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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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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Modelling Powerpoint

Modelling Powerpoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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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.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

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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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.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

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

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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.

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

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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Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

2 Additional Activities

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Free Consolidation of Steps 1-2 Year 4 Area Learning Video Clip

Free Consolidation of Steps 1-2 Year 4 Area Learning Video Clip

Meet Hadriana, Cicero and Vitus who live in the town of Pompeii. Help them to explore the villa that Hadriana’s father is building and work out the area of different rooms and mosaics.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

These Area worksheets are fantastic at helping your pupils practice their reasoning and problem solving skills. This pack contains two different question types for Year 4 Spring Block 2.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Spring week 4 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets