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# Unit Overview: Area and perimeter

## Lessons:

10 lessons

### Measure and calculate the perimeter of rectangles in centimetres and millimetres

In this lesson, we will learn about the concept of a 'perimeter', and look at examples of how to calculate the perimeter of rectangular shapes using different units of measurement.

• 1 Quiz
• 11m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

### Draw shapes of a given perimeter

In this lesson, we will learn how to construct a variety of rectangles using a given perimeter and dotted paper.

• 1 Quiz
• 12m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

### Calculate the perimeter of rectangles in centimetres and metres

In this lesson, we will learn to convert between metres and centimetres and then use this knowledge to calculate perimeter.

• 1 Quiz
• 14m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

### Calculate the perimeter of simple compound shapes

In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the perimeter of compound shapes.

• 2 Quizzes
• 9m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

### Calculate the perimeter of composite shapes

In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the perimeter of composite shapes.

• 1 Quiz
• 10m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

### Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will look at the difference between perimeter and area and we will investigate a strategy for calculating area.

• 1 Quiz
• 9m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Transcript

### Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will look at the difference between perimeter and area and learn a multiplication strategy for calculating area.

• 1 Quiz
• 8m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

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

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

• 1 Quiz
• 11m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

### Calculate and compare the area of rectangles using square metres (m²)

In this lesson, we will calculate the area of rectangles in square metres and find missing lengths given the area.

• 2 Quizzes
• 11m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

### Investigate the relationship between area and perimeter and use this knowledge to solve problems

In this lesson, we will investigate the relationship between area and perimeter and use this knowledge to solve area and perimeter problems. We will identify key similarities and differences between the two ideas.

• 1 Quiz
• 8m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript