This is a complete lesson on areas of rectangles and triangles that looks at how to work out the area of squares/rectangles, and of triangles (both right-angled and non-right-angled). The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

### Lesson Objective

- To be able to use formulae for areas of squares, rectangles and triangles.

### 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 Rectangles & Triangles’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
- Blank Mind Map
- Area of Rectangle Demonstration Slide
- Mini-Plenary
- Area of Right Angled Triangle Example Slide
- Area of Non Right Angled Triangle Example Slide
- Student Worksheet on Areas of Rectangles & Triangles
- Plenary Slide
- Area & Perimeter Fact Sheet
- Complete Solutions to all Questions

### Lesson Progression

This is the fourth 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: