Dr Walker's Church of England Primary School

An Exceptional Place to Flourish

Year 4

Today we are moving away from multiplication and division for now. Let's start exploring something new to do with shape. It is called 'area'. Watch the video below and have a go at the questions with it.

Spr4.4.1 - What is area?

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For the first question you'll need to know what a 'rectilinear shape' is. Rectilinear means the shape is made up of straight lines, with no curved lines. Look at the pictures below for examples.