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

• ### Perimeter and Area of Irregular Shapes [PowerPoint TBM607]

50 slides. Finding the perimeter and area of shapes including rectangles, triangles and irregular shapes. Introduces simple formulas based on thinking logically about the measures being worked out. Interactive PowerPoint Think Bubble Math 607

• ### Perimeter and Area of Irregular Shapes WS

5 pp. Find the perimeter and area of shapes. Use with ‘Perimeter and Area of Irregular Shapes’ [PowerPoint TBM607]

• ### 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.