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Measuring area using informal units

  • Grade: Year 2
    Activity type: Video

Measuring area using informal units

Course
Mathematics
Grade
Year 2
Section
Area
Outcome
Comparing area using informal units.
Activity Type
Video
Activity ID
3390

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  • Year 2
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG037 – Compare and order several shapes and objects based on length, area, volume and capacity using appropriate uniform informal units

  • Year 4
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Shape

        • ACMMG087 – Compare the areas of regular and irregular shapes by informal means

  • 3 – Year 3
    • 3.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 3.GM.1 – Measure the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, and weights of objects and the duration of events, using linear whole-number scales and applying basic addition facts to standard units

  • 4 – Year 4
    • 4.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 4.GM.1 – Measure the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, weights, and temperatures of objects and the duration of events, reading scales to the nearest whole number and applying addition, subtraction, and simple multiplication to standard units

This activity is not included in United Kingdom – National Curriculum.

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.

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

        • 3.MD.5 – Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.

          • 3.MD.5.b – A plane figure which can be covered without gaps or overlaps by n unit squares is said to have an area of n square units.