*NEW* M 11 – MEASURE AREA USING SHAPES, SQUARE IS BEST
MEASUREMENT 11 MEASURE AREA USING SHAPES, SQUARE IS BEST, RELATE THE SIZE OF THE UNIT TO THE NUMBER OF UNITS (NSW only)
Measurement and Geometry both involve the understanding and explaining the 3 dimensions. Students as young as 5 years old can easily understand that the 3 dimensions are up-and-down, left-to-right, and front-to-back. Measuring area involves measuring 2 of the dimensions – up-and-down and left-to-right, or up-and-down and front-to-back, or left-to-right and front-to-back.
NB: The Teaching Resources have been linked below as a complete document containing all Elements (button 1). Button 2 is the Problem Solving PowerPoint. The remaining buttons are the Videos.