# Mathematics for living – Working with the Circle (Lesson Plan)

Yeargroups:

TY, 5, LCA

Date:

Categories:

Leadership in Learning

Subjects:

Mathematics, LCVP

Key Skills:

Managing Information & Thinking, Managing Myself, Staying Well, Working With Others

Keywords:

Maths; Pizza, LCA; Radius; Diameter; Circle

Contributor:

Sharon Kearney

Students investigate: the relationship between radius and area of a circle; how to calculate the area of a circle given the diameter; how to calculate the circumference of a circle (crust length!) given a diameter.

Learning Objectives Include: Calculate the circumference and area of a circle and compare circle areas to find best value (pizza)