Y4 Mathematics

Year 4 Quadrilaterals

This Year 4 Quadrilaterals lesson covers the prior learning of describing 2D shapes and finding parallel and perpendicular lines, before moving onto the main skill of finding the characteristic of quadrilaterals.

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: (4G2a) Compare and classify geometric shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles based on their properties and sizes

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of describing 2D shapes and finding parallel and perpendicular lines, before moving onto the main skill of quadrilaterals. 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.

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Video Tutorial

Laura identifies five special quadrilaterals in this Quadrilaterals Video Tutorial, and sorts them according to the number of right angles, parallel sides and sides of equal length.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of describing 2D shapes and finding parallel and perpendicular lines, before moving onto the main skill of finding the characteristic of quadrilaterals.

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Video Tutorial

In this Properties of 2D Shapes Video Tutorial, Katie shows pupils how to identify the properties of 2D shapes such as circles, triangles and pentagons.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Properties of 2D Shapes Game aims to support pupils’ understanding of shape.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Parallel and Perpendicular Game checks pupils’ understanding of recognising lines within shapes.

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 Quadrilaterals Game includes five questions designed to check pupils’ understanding of 4-sided polygons.

2 Application

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This quadrilaterals extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the quadrilaterals 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 quadrilaterals.

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Worksheet

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.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 4 Quadrilaterals Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of the characteristics of quadrilaterals. Pupils will complete the statements about the rows of quadrilaterals.

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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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Summer week 9 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This Properties of Shape Consolidation Year 4 resource will help your pupils consolidate their understanding of Summer Block 5: Properties of Shape.