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Year 4 and 5 Mixed Age Area and Volume Step 2 Resource Pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving resources for this step which covers Year 4 Counting Squares and Year 5 Area of Rectangles for Spring Block 2.

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This Year 4 and 5 Mixed Age Area and Volume Step 2 pack includes:

- Year 4 and 5 Mixed Age Area and Volume Step 2 Teaching PowerPoint with examples for both year groups.
- Year 4 Counting Squares Varied Fluency with answers.
- Year 4 Counting Squares Reasoning and Problem Solving with answers.
- Year 5 Area of Rectangles Varied Fluency with answers.
- Year 5 Area of Rectangles Reasoning and Problem Solving with answers.

Mathematics Year 4: (4M7b) Find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares

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

**Differentiation for Year 4 Counting Squares:**

**Varied Fluency**

**Developing **Questions to support finding the area of squares and rectangles by counting squares.

**Expected **Questions to support finding the area of rectilinear shapes with up to 8 sides, by counting squares on a grid.

**Greater Depth **Questions to support finding the area of complex rectilinear shapes with up to 12 sides, by counting squares on a grid. Includes whole squares and half squares, and squares with a value greater than 1cm².

**Reasoning and Problem Solving**

**Questions 1, 4 and 7 (Problem Solving)**

**Developing **Calculate the number of squares in a repeating pattern when a shape is made larger. 2 colour pattern up to 12 squares.

**Expected **Calculate the number of squares in a repeating pattern when a shape is made larger. 2 colour pattern up to 20 squares.

**Greater Depth **Calculate the number of squares in a repeating pattern when a shape is made larger. 2 colour pattern up to 30 squares.

**Questions 2, 5 and 8 (Problem Solving)**

**Developing **Compare a rectangular pattern where each square is 1m² with a known number of paving slabs. Up to 12 squares.

**Expected **Compare a rectilinear pattern (with up to 8 sides) where each square is 1m² with a known number of paving slabs. Up to 20 squares.

**Greater Depth **Compare a rectilinear pattern (with up to 12 sides) where each square is 2m² with a known quantity of garden turf. Up to 30 squares.

**Questions 3, 6 and 9 (Reasoning)**

**Developing **Explain whether the statement is correct by counting how many squares are missing. Using squares and rectangles with up to 12 squares.

**Expected **Explain whether the statement is correct by working out how many squares are missing from the information provided. Using squares and rectangles with up to 20 squares.

**Greater Depth **Explain whether the statement is correct by working out how many squares are missing from the information provided. Using composite shapes with up to 30 squares.

**Differentiation for Year 5 Area of Rectangles:**

**Varied Fluency**

**Developing **Questions to support calculating the area of rectangles by counting squares (includes table facts to 12 x 12).

**Expected **Questions to support calculating the area of rectangles by counting squares and beginning to use the correct formula (Includes some decimals and multiplying 2-digit numbers by 1-digit).

**Greater Depth **Questions to support calculating the area of rectangles using the correct formula (Includes decimals and multiplying 2-digit numbers by 1-digit or 2-digits).

**Reasoning and Problem Solving**

**Questions 1, 4 and 7 (Problem Solving)**

**Developing **Use dimensions of a smaller shape, to calculate the area of a larger rectangle. Includes squares and whole numbers up to 12 x 12.

**Expected **Use dimensions of a smaller shape, to calculate the area of a larger rectangle. Includes using a formula and multiplying 2-digit numbers by 1.

**Greater Depth **Use dimensions of a smaller shape, to calculate an area of a larger rectangle. Includes using a formula and decimal numbers.

**Questions 2, 5 and 8 (Problem Solving)**

**Developing **Use the area to calculate the possible dimensions of a rectangle. Whole numbers up to 12 x 12.

**Expected **Use the area to calculate the possible dimensions of a rectangle. Includes using a formula and multiplying 2-digit numbers by 1.

**Greater Depth **Use the area to calculate the possible dimensions of a rectangle. Includes using a formula and decimal numbers.

**Questions 3, 6 and 9 (Reasoning)**

**Developing **Explain mistakes made when calculating the area of a rectangle. Whole numbers up to 12 x 12.

**Expected **Explain mistakes made when calculating the area of a rectangle. Includes using a formula and multiplying 2-digit numbers by 1.

**Greater Depth **Explain mistakes made when calculating the area of a rectangle. Includes using a formula and decimals numbers.

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