Area

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Outcomes and Indicators
Early Stage One
MES1.2: Describes area using everyday language and compares areas using direct comparison.
Indicators:
  • Identify and describe the attributes of area.
  • Estimate the larger of two areas and compare using direct comparison.
  • Record comparisons informally.
Stage One
MS1.2: Estimates, measures, compares and records areas using informal units.
Indicators:
  • Use appropriate informal units to estimate and measure area.
  • Compare and order two or more areas.
  • Record measurements by referring to the number and type of informal units used.
Stage Two
MS2.2: Estimates, measures, compares and records the areas of surfaces in square centimetres and square metres.
Indicators:
  • Recognise the need for square centimetres and square metres to measure area.
  • Estimate, measure, compare and record areas in square centimetres and square metres.
Stage Three
MS3.2: Selects and uses the appropriate unit to calculate area, including the area of squares, rectangles and triangles.
Indicators:
  • Select and use the appropriate unit to calculate area.
  • Recognise the need for square kilometres and hectares.
  • Develop formulae in words for finding area of squares, rectangles and triangles.

Interactive Activities

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Smart Notebook Activities

An introduction to area using informal units. Compares the use of a circle and square to measure area.

This notebook covers both area and permieter while solving the real lofe problem of building a cubby house.
Stage 2

An upper primary notebook designed to explore the area of rectangles, parallelograms and triangles. Introduces forumla for finding area. Stage 3.

Investigates the area of a variety of polygons using a geoboard base. S3

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iPad Apps