Year 6

Geometry

6G–1: Compose and decompose shapes according to given properties, including dimensions, angles, and area, to solve related problems. This task enhances understanding of geometric principles and spatial reasoning, crucial for grasping the properties of shapes and solving geometric challenges.

Strengthens skills in geometry, promoting analytical thinking and precision in mathematical descriptions.

Strengthens skills in geometry, promoting analytical thinking and precision in mathematical descriptions.

Required Topics

Solving Problems with Two Unknowns

Drawing and Analyzing Polygons

Calculating Area of Rectangles

Comparing and Measuring Angles

Next Topics

Resources

Hugo Cheyne6 months ago

Worked example video showing how to calculate the perimeter and area of a L-shape shape with missing lengths. Gets the brain working on filling in blanks and linking mathematical concepts together!

Hugo Cheyne6 months ago

Questions 6 and 7 are interactive questions which are perfect practice for decomposing shapes to answer problems with missing variables.

Hugo Cheyne6 months ago

The later questions in thies worksheet, from question 4 onwards, get students to think creatively about the properties of shapes and decomposing them to find the answers to word problems.

Hugo Cheyne6 months ago

Interactive worksheet with exercises at the end helping students to understand how to calculate the perimeter of compound shapes.

Hugo Cheyne6 months ago

Blank 1cm squared paper to print if needed :)

Hugo Cheyne6 months ago

The questions on the 'apply' section of this worksheet are great at testing students' ability to draw shapes on squared paper given a set of instructions. For example, 3 different rectangles with an area of 12cm squared.

Hugo Cheyne6 months ago

Printable worksheet with questions that describe the properties of a shape and students then need to draw that shape.