Area of a Parallelogram Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

In this Area of a Parallelogram Video Tutorial, Ivan demonstrates how to calculate the area of a parallelogram using the formula a = b x h. He gives different examples and orientations of parallelogram, and discusses how to calculate missing lengths. Throughout the video, there are questions for pupils to answer.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Measurement
Mathematics Year 6: (6M7b) Calculate the area of parallelograms and triangles
Mathematics Year 6: (6M7c) Recognise when it is possible to use formulae for the area of shapes