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Area Models and Multiplication

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Area Models and Multiplication

Area models are building blocks to more complicated multiplication and division. Use this lesson to refresh students on the relationship between multiplication and area to prepare them to use the area models strategy with larger numbers.

Year 6

Maths

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The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side

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The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side

Your students will become junior maths detectives as they hunt down the missing side of a rectangle by applying the area formula for rectangles. The only clues they have are the rectangle's area and the measure of one side.

Year 5

Maths

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Area Arrangements

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Area Arrangements

Students will use the inverse relationship between multiplication and division to complete an area formula in a real-world situation. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side.

Year 5

Maths

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Finding Area: What Information Do I Need?

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Finding Area: What Information Do I Need?

You need the length and the width to find the area of a rectangle or square, but what if one piece of information is missing? Use this lesson alongside *What's My Area?* or on its own.

Year 4

Maths

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Area Models and Mixed Numbers

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Area Models and Mixed Numbers

Help students visually represent multiplication with mixed numbers and whole numbers. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson, or as support for the lesson Multiplication of Mixed Numbers with Area Models.

Year 6

Maths

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Area Strategies

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Area Strategies

Allow your students to explore the pros and cons of different strategies used to find the area of rectangles. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden lesson.

Year 4

Maths

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Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden

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Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden

Help your students get creative as they apply multiplication skills to find the area of a community garden of their own design! In this lesson, students will practise finding the area of a rectangle within a real-world context.

Year 4

Maths

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Arranging Numbers in Multiple Ways

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Arranging Numbers in Multiple Ways

In this lesson, students use cubes to build arrays to represent factor pairs of numbers within 100. They use this understanding to identify multiples as well.

Year 5

Maths

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Designing Situations with Area

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Designing Situations with Area

In this lesson, your students will think about situations that require them to calculate area. Use it as a standalone lesson or as support to the What Is the Area of Your Classroom? lesson.

Year 5

Maths

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All About Area

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All About Area

Use this vocabulary-focused lesson to teach your students about area. It can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for *Finding the Area of a Rectangle*.

Year 4

Maths

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Information Gaps and Finding the Area

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Information Gaps and Finding the Area

Facilitate rich maths conversations with this lesson on finding the missing information in problems related to the area of rectangles and squares. It may be taught by itself or used as support to the lesson Finding Area: Furnishing A Room.

Year 5

Maths

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What Is the Area of Your Classroom?

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What Is the Area of Your Classroom?

Finding the area of a rectangle is a key measurement skill to know. In this lesson, your students will enjoy practising this skill by determining the area of their classroom.

Year 5

Maths

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Finding Area: Furnishing A Room

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Finding Area: Furnishing A Room

Let your students decorate their own room with this lesson that has them use area to place furniture in a room.

Year 5

Maths

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