Y5 Maths

Area of Rectangles Lesson

This Year 5 Area of Rectangles lesson covers the prior learning of counting squares, before moving onto the main skill of finding the area of rectangles.

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 5: (5M7b) Calculate and compare the area of rectangles (including squares), and including using standard units, square centimetres (cm2) and square metres (m2) and estimate the area of irregular shapes

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of counting squares, before moving onto the main skill of area of rectangles. 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

Jade introduces a simple formula for calculating area in this Area of Rectangles Video Tutorial.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of counting squares, before moving onto the main skill of finding the area of rectangles.

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Flash Cards Activity

These Year 4 Find the Area Flashcards are designed to check pupils’ understanding of finding area by counting squares.

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Interactive Animation

This Counting Squares Interactive Animation supports pupils’ understanding of area by counting squares.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Counting Squares Game includes three questions designed to check pupils’ understanding of finding area by counting squares.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Area of Rectangles Game checks pupils’ understanding of calculating the area of rectangles using different methods.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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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 Discussion Problems 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 Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Area of Rectangles Maths Challenge will help your pupils develop their problem-solving skills using their knowledge of calculating the area of rectangles.

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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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Alfie is helping Uncle Paul work out how much paint to order for the living room by calculating the area of the rectangular walls. They then decide to order some rectangular tiles for the bathroom floor and need help working out which sizes to purchase.

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Consolidation

Consolidation

This resource is aimed at Year 5 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in Autumn Block 5 – Geometry Perimeter and Area.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 12 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.