# Area of Square and Rectangle

MATHEMATICS

SMASE – ASEI PDSI METHOD

THIRD TERM

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 4

TOPIC: Area of Square and Rectangle

LEARNING AREA

• Lesson One – Properties of Square
• Lesson Two – Properties of Rectangle
• Lesson Three – Area of Square
• Lesson Four – Area of Rectangle
• Lesson Five – Revision, Quantitative and Test

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

LEARNING OUTCOME

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

1. find area of square and rectangles using the formula.
2. calculate areas of shapes, farmland etc. in the environment.
3. solve problems on quantitative aptitude related to areas.

RATIONALE

Rectangles and squares are found everywhere around you. These are the list of all the things around you at this moment that are rectangular or square. A possible list includes paper, calendar, books, windows, walls, ceiling, floor, the top of the desk, sides of the desk, desk drawers, waste basket and calculator.

In this lesson, the pupils will understand and appreciate the area covered rectangular and square shapes.

LEARNING MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Cardboard and unit square chart
2. Classrooms
3. Desktops
4. Farmland, etc.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

Rectangle and square are four sided figures. The following are four sided shapes – paper, calendar, books, windows, walls, ceiling, floor, the top of the desk, sides of the desk, and calculator.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
2. Lagos State Scheme of work
3. New Method Mathematics Book 6
4. All Relevant Materials
5. Online Materials

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