Year 4 Maths - 8th February

Today we are looking at comparing the area of different shapes.

Here is a video to help you -

Which shape has the largest area?

As well as counting squares, we can also find the area of a shape by multiplying the length (the blue line below) by the width (the red line below). What are the areas of each shape below and can you compare each one?

Here is the worksheet for today -

Here are the answers so you can check your work

If you can and fancy a challenge find some squared paper at home, or some post-it-notes, or some cubes and make the letters of your name. Which letter has the largest area?

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