Block 5: Perimeter, Area and Volume Year 6 for Spring Term
Support material for Year 6 Maths Mastery: Spring Term Block 5: Perimeter, Area and Volume.
Finding the area of rectangles or, given the area, finding the lengths of the sides.
Sometimes shapes are made up of two or more rectangles. These shapes are known as compound or composite shapes. To find the area of a shape like this you need to divide it into rectangles.
The area of a triangle equals half the base times the height.
How to find the area of a parallelogram. Note: drawings are not to scale.
When working out the surface area of a cuboid (box shape) you need to think that there are three pairs of opposite sides and each side of a pair will have the same area.
Investigating the circumference and diameter of circles.
Measurement problems using volume of cuboids.