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Explore measuring various objects using square centimeters. Learners create various shapes using five centimeter cubes, calculate the area in square centimeters of different classroom objects, and discover who has the largest mouth, drawing a self-portrait of their open mouth.
3rd - 5th Math 13 Views 16 Downloads
Measurement: Finding Areas of Rectangles
Gardening geometers construct the formula for the area of a rectangle by viewing a video revolving around two young people, their lawn mowing business, and their need to charge by the square meter. A relevant real-life application lesson!
3rd - 5th Math 37 Views 229 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Teach Surface Area and Volume in the Most Engaging Way!
Build a Zarcon-proof home as a math activity that will provide tremendous advantages for engagement, for differentiation, and for mastery of concepts. This activity focuses specifically on surface area and volume using mathematical modeling.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
While the lesson focuses on right triangles, this activity offers a great way to practice the area of all triangles through an interactive webpage. The activity begins with the class taking a square paper and cutting in in half; can they relate the area of the square to the right triangles?
6th - 9th Math 8 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learners divide a poster board so everyone gets the same amount of area to decorate. Youngsters talk about the different ways to divide a rectangle. They measure their lines to make sure that each piece is equal and then decorate their given piece.
2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Measuring Area Using Non-Standard Units
Learners examine area. In this area measurement activity, students use non-standard units of measurement to find the area of various objects in the classroom. They work in small groups on different measurement activities and present their findings to the class upon completion.
2nd - 3rd Math 33 Views 55 Downloads
Find the Area of a Rectangle by Counting Unit Squares
Take the first step in teaching young mathematicians about area with the initial video in this five-part series. Beginning with a review of area and key terms related to area measurement, the instructor goes on to clearly model how to find the area of rectangles by counting unit squares.
8 mins 2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Courts of Measure
Students practice their area and perimeter measurement. In this measurement lesson, students watch a video about perimeter and area. Students measure a gym for perimeter and area. Students write number sentences for the area and perimeter of the gym.
5th - 7th Math 3 Views 38 Downloads
Rectangle & Square Problems - Length, Width, Perimeter and Area
In this online math worksheet, learners determine the length and width of given rectangles given their area. This excellent resource allows the students to check their answers, and to get "hints" should they run into difficulties. A terrific teaching tool!
9th - 12th Math 9 Views 17 Downloads
Cylinder Volume and Surface Area
Providing detailed diagrams and step-by-step instructions, this video explores how to find the volume and surface area of a cylinder. Tip: It would be beneficial as a review prior to a test which covers the concept of volume.
8 mins 9th - 10th Math 17 Views 7 Downloads
Perimeter, Area, and Volume
After providing your learners with a pre-assessment, group learners by ability level. Groups develop and use strategies to find perimeter of regular or irregular shapes using string, paper clips, links, and other objects. They find the area using tiles or counting squares of regular and irregular shapes on a grid.
3rd - 5th Math 110 Views 761 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Measurement - What is it?
Students work in groups to make accurate measurements. In this area and perimeter measurement lesson, the student groups determine what they will measure and what tools they will need, then find the accurate measurement or area, perimeter, or volume.
3rd - 6th Math 4 Views 5 Downloads
A Thin Inch
Fifth graders explore the importance of everyone using the same standard measurements and practice a variety of measurement skills. They determine the area of polygons and surface area and volume of three-dimensional shapes. Each student masters the skill of finding the perimeter and area of certain measurements with a ruler.
5th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Is That Measurement Stuff For Real, Life?
Fifth and sixth graders engage in a series of activities which show them the importance of using different types of measurement strategies. One of the primary goals of the lesson is to show learners that measurement is helpful in many areas of real life.
5th - 6th Math 23 Views 111 Downloads
Comparing Non-Standard Units of Measure
Students explore area. In this beginning area measurement instructional activity, students use paper squares and triangles to cover two dimensional classroom objects. Students count and record the number of shapes used, then compare the computed areas using information from their data tables.
1st - 2nd Math 6 Views 24 Downloads
Find the Area of a Shape Using Square Units
Square units are the manipulative of choice in the second of four lessons on understanding area measurement. A thorough discussion of how to (and how not to) lay out square tiles when counting takes up the bulk of the lesson.
3 mins 2nd - 4th Math 4 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Explore the relationship between perimeter and area. Learners input the area and perimeter for shapes on the Shape Explorer website, solve problems using geoboards, complete a worksheet, create a PowerPoint presentation, and take an online quiz.
3rd - 5th Math 33 Views 283 Downloads CCSS: Designed