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Area, Perimeter and Volume

This MEP resource from CIMT is taken from text book 9B which covers the mathematics scheme of work for the second half of year 9.

Area, perimeter and volume covers: a review of the names and shapes of common 2D shapes; areas of special shapes such as circle, triangle, parallelogram and composite shapes; the perimeter of special shapes such as the circumference of a circle, the perimeter of composite shapes, finding a formula for perimeter using algebra; surface area and volume of 3D shapes including the cube, cuboid, cylinder and prism.

The initial file forms part of the textbook. The activities sheet, extra exercises and mental tests compliment the work covered in the textbook. The overhead slides can be used on an interactive whiteboard.

Alongside the pupils' material there are lesson plans which outline the content of the unit, these are differentiated into three levels, ST, A and E as well as suggested routes through them.

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