Areas of Trapezia – Complete Lesson

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

Lesson Objective

  • To be able to find the areas of trapezia.

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 Trapezia’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Area of Trapezium Slide
  • Example Area of Trapezium
  • Mini-Plenary Slide
  • Student Worksheet on Areas of Trapezia
  • Match Cards
  • Area & Perimeter Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the sixth 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: