Calculating area in square centimetres

  • Calculating area in square centimetres
  • Course: Mathematics
  • Grade: Year 6
  • Section: Area
  • Outcome: Calculating the area of squares and rectangles
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 4290

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS2.Y5 – KS2 Year 5
    • Year 5 programme of study
      • KS2.Y5.M – Measurement

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y5.M.7 – Use all four operations to solve problems involving measure [for example, length, mass, volume, money] using decimal notation, including scaling

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 5
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG109 – Calculate the perimeter and area of rectangles using familiar metric units

  • Year 6
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG137 – Solve problems involving the comparison of lengths and areas using appropriate units

  • Year 7
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG159 – Establish the formulas for areas of rectangles, triangles and parallelograms and use these in problem solving

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • 6 – Year 6
    • 6.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 6.GM.1 – Measure time and the attributes of objects, choosing appropriate standard units

      • 6.GM.2 – Use arrays to find the areas of rectangles and the volumes of cuboids, given whole-number dimensions

  • 7 – Year 7
    • 7.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 7.GM.3 – Use side or edge lengths to find the perimeters and areas of rectangles and parallelograms and the volumes of cuboids, given whole-number dimensions

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 3 – Grade 3
    • 3.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • 3.MD.7 – Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.

          • 3.MD.7.b – Multiply side lengths to find areas of rectangles with whole-number side lengths in the context of solving real world and mathematical problems, and represent whole-number products as rectangular areas in mathematical reasoning.