Further information
Perimeter worksheet 1
Perimeter worksheet 2
Perimeter worksheet 1 & 2 answers

Area worksheet 1
Area worksheet 2
Area worksheet 3
Area worksheet 1,2 & 3 answers
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Further information

National Curriculum : Maths Ma3 4e Shape, space and measures

Learning outcomes:

Perimeter activity:
Learning outcome: to calculate the perimeter of simple compound shapes that can be split into rectangles.

Area activity:
Learning outcome: to calculate the area of simple compound shapes that can be split into rectangles.

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Key Vocabulary:
perimeter
edge
length
side
distance
rectangle
oblong
square
millimetre (mm)
centimetre(cm)
metre (m)
kilometre (km)
area
surface
covers
squared millimetre (mm²)
squared centimetre (cm²)
squared metre (m²)
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Web links

Some useful web links that can be used as either as start up activity in Numeracy Hour using a whiteboard and projector (where available) , as a back up activity in the classroom or accessed at other times or from home for further practise.

Mathsnet's site covers many areas of Maths for KS3 & 4 but also includes Year 6. Brilliant interactive activity which shows the relationship between perimeter and area. Navigate the activities by clicking on the coloured grid headed Measures on the top menu bar (current activity marked with an x).

http://www.mathsnet.net/shape/ks2meab2.html

The Guardian's Learn.co site covers perimeter and area in detail.

http://www.learn.co.uk/default.asp?WCI=Unit&WCU=8796

A fun game that gives practise in calculating perimeter and/or area.

http://www.funbrain.com/poly/index.html

Numeracy in Birmingham: home page of the Birmingham Numeracy team.

http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/ufa10/num_cent.htm

The DfES Standards Site: The National Numeracy Strategy

http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/numeracy/