Areas Under Graphs – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on areas under graphs that looks at how to estimate the area under a curve using trapezia. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To estimate the area under a graph by dividing it into trapezia.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher tier students. It could also be used with high ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Areas Under Graphs’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Areas Under Graphs Introduction
  • Area Under Graph Example
  • Mini Plenary
  • Student Worksheet on Areas Under Graphs
  • Plenary
  • Graphs Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fifth lesson in the Advanced Graphs 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: