# Lesson overview: Calculate and compare the area of rectangles using square centimetres (cm²)

In this lesson, we will estimate area and then apply a formula to calculating area.

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### 10 lessons in Area and perimeter:

- Measure and calculate the perimeter of rectangles in centimetres and millimetres
- Draw shapes of a given perimeter
- Calculate the perimeter of rectangles in centimetres and metres
- Calculate the perimeter of simple compound shapes
- Calculate the perimeter of composite shapes
- Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 1)
- Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 2)
- Calculate and compare the area of rectangles using square centimetres (cm²)
- Calculate and compare the area of rectangles using square metres (m²)
- Investigate the relationship between area and perimeter and use this knowledge to solve problems