Y6 Maths

Area of a Triangle 3 Lesson

This Year 6 Area of a Triangle 3 lesson covers the prior learning of finding the area and writing formulas, before moving onto the main skill of finding 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 that step herehere 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
Mathematics Year 6: (6M7c) Recognise when it is possible to use formulae for the area of shapes

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1 Prior Learning

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This Year 6 Area of a Triangle 3 lesson covers the prior learning of finding the area and writing formulas, before moving onto the main skill of finding the area of a triangle.

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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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Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Area of a Triangle Game is designed to check pupils' ability to find the area of a triangle by finding missing sides and converting between units of measurement.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Using Formulae Game aims to support pupils' understanding of algebra. Children will identify correct formulae and use simple formulae to solve problems. The 3 questions include single choice sets and a true or false question.

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of finding the area and writing formulas, before moving onto the main skill of area of a triangle 3. 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.

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 area of a triangle 3.

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Full Step

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 3 Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of finding the area of triangles. Pupils will select the correct answer from a selection of areas, identify whether a statement is true or false, and find the area of triangles.

4 Extension

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Extension

This area of a triangle 3 extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the area of a triangle 3 lesson.

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This Year 6 Area of a Triangle 3 Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of finding the area of a triangle by working out missing lengths within a problem solving context.