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WALT: find the area and perimeter of compound shapes



- Cut the shapes up in to rectangles

- Find the area of each rectangle (L x W)

-Add the areas of each rectangle together


1. Watch the video by clicking on the link below:

2. Write the WALT, date and S2S in your book

3. Click the link below for the work

4. Start with sheet 1  and work across. Re-number the questions, starting with number .

5. Find the perimeter, as well as the area, of each shape.

6. Work through sheet 2 and find the area and perimeter of the shapes.


* If you need help, go to the 'Area and Perimeter' support pages, in the maths support section (on the Y5 webpage).