1. Quadrilaterals: Investigating Areas of Trapeziums

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To investigate the area formulas of trapeziums

Sample Success Criteria

- I can describe the similarities and differences between a parallelogram and trapezium
- I can develop the formula for calculating the area of trapeziums
- I can demonstrate and justify my thinking using a range of manipulatives

2. Quadrilaterals: Investigating areas of Kites and Rhombuses

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To investigate the area formulas of rhombuses and kites

Sample Success Criteria

- I can describe the similarities and differences between rectangles, parallelograms, kites and rhombuses
- I can develop the formula for calculating the area of kites and rhombuses
- I can use a range of manipulatives to model and explain my thinking

3. Circles: Establishing Pi

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To investigate the ratio of circumference to diameter

Sample Success Criteria

- I can describe how the radius, diameter and circumference of a circle are related
- I can demonstrate and justify my thinking using a range of manipulatives
- I can interpret the formula for the circumference of circles

4. Circles: Establishing Area Formula

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To visualise and evaluate how the area of a circle is determined

Sample Success Criteria

- I can explain the strategies used to develop the area formula for circles
- I can demonstrate my understanding of how the formula for area of circles is derived using a range of manipulatives

5. Prisms: Establishing Volume Formulas

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To build our understanding of the relationship between surface area and volume
- To develop the formula to find the volume of prisms

Sample Success Criteria

- I can identify the surface area of a prism
- I can describe the connection between surface area and volume
- I can describe the formula for calculating volume of prisms and explain why this is true for all prisms
- I can make connections between the area formula and volume formula
- I can demonstrate and justify my thinking using a range of manipulatives