Areas of Parallelograms – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on areas of parallelograms that looks at how to calculate the area of a parallelogram. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To be able to find the areas of parallelograms.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE foundation tier students. It could also be used with mid and low ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Areas of Parallelograms’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Area of Parallelogram Slide
  • Example Slide
  • Mini-Plenary
  • Student Worksheet on Areas of Parallelograms
  • Area & Perimeter Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fifth lesson in the ‘Measures, Perimeter & Area’ unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: