A 24-slide editable PowerPoint template to use when introducing the concept of area.
What concepts are addressed in this Area PowerPoint?
This PowerPoint addresses the following concepts:
- an introduction to area
- an explanation of how length and area are different
- an introduction to the formal units used for measuring area (square centimetres and square metres)
- an explanation of the formula used for calculating the area of rectangles (length x width)
- examples to reinforce the concept.
Enjoy the animated features of the slideshow!
This presentation uses the animation features of PowerPoint. To activate the interactive functions on this PowerPoint, ensure that you have ‘enabled editing’ and are viewing the PowerPoint as a ‘slide show’.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower covers students in Year 3 and Year 4.
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
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