Activities to measure area of objects, or the amount of two-dimensional space which they cover.

• ### Teacher Information: Correct Terminology Area

Teacher Notes: Terminology for usage of metric units, for both written and spoken form.

• ### Learning Activities: Informal Units for Area

Introduction to area. Using informal units to explore the idea of area.

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### Area: Square Metre

Introduction to the square metre. Activity involves creating square metres for classroom use.

• ### Area: Square Centimetre

Introduction to the square centimetre. Activity involves creating square centimetres for classroom use.

• ### Area or Length: Discriminating Measures

Discriminating between measures of area and measures of length. Involves hands on activities.

• ### Area of Rectangles

Find the area of a rectangle using metric measures.

• ### Area of Irregular Shapes

Find the area of an irregular shape made up of two rectangles using metric measures.

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### Number Slide Quick Start Guide

5pp. Features and functions of the Number Slide Gadget: Multiply and divide numbers by powers of ten, with and without decimals.

• ### Number Slide Gadget Use

12pp.Sequence of lesson plans for the Number Slide Gadget.