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# Area of a Triangle 1 Lesson

This Year 6 Area of a Triangle 1 lesson covers the prior learning of counting squares and finding the area of irregular shapes, before moving onto the main skill of estimating the area of a triangle.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for those steps here and here. 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 6: (6M7b) Calculate the area of parallelograms and triangles

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### 2 Teaching Support

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#### Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of counting squares and finding the area of irregular shapes, before moving onto the main skill of estimating the area of a triangle. 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.

### 1 Prior Learning

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#### Worksheet

This Year 6 Area of a Triangle 1 lesson covers the prior learning of counting squares and finding the area of irregular shapes, before moving onto the main skill of estimating the area of a triangle.

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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

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

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#### Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Area of Irregular Shapes Game has been designed to check pupils' understanding of finding the area of irregular shapes.

### 3 Activities

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#### Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of estimating the area of a triangle 1.

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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 6 Area of a Triangle 1 Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of estimating the area of triangles.

### 4 Extension

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#### Extension

This area of a triangle 1 extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the area of a triangle 1 lesson.

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#### Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 6 Area of a Triangle 1 Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of estimating the area of triangles within a problem solving context.