Area of a Square Teacher Resources
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Deriving a Formula for Finding the Area of a Square
Students evaluate the area of a square. In this square area lesson, students discover the formula for finding the area of a square. They work independently and in groups on activities that practice this skill. There is an evaluation, a worksheet, and an assignment included in this lesson.
5th - 6th Math 5 Views 5 Downloads
From a Square to a Rectangle
Eighth graders solve problems involving percentage increases and decreases. Using given percentages, 8th graders transform a square into a rectangle. They apply the area formulas for squares and rectangles.Students observe the percent of change in the area of the two items.
8th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Geometry of Shape and Size
Students define the different formulas to solve the area of a polygon. In this area activity, students find the area of rectangles, squares, parallelograms, triangles, trapezoids and circles. They calculate the area of plane figures given the side or height of the shape.
9th - 11th Math 5 Views 16 Downloads
Squares and Square Roots
Students find patterns relating the lengths of the sides of squares to their areas. In this squares and square roots lesson, students draw squares and find their areas. They estimate the sides of square when given the area. Students use the Pythagorean Theorem to check their work.
8th - 10th Math 12 Views 102 Downloads
Area of Polygons
In this area of polygons worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 12 various types of problems. First, they find the area of a given square. Then, students find the length of an original square as illustrated. They also write an expression for the area of a square.
10th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads
Perimeter and Area of a Square
Students construct squares. In this perimeter and area lesson, students construct squares to specified lengths. They compute the area and perimeter of each square. Students examine the pattern between the perimeter, side length, and area.
6th - 8th Math 4 Views 28 Downloads
Explore the concept of area of shapes. Learners will find the area of triangles, squares, and rectangles using a geoboard application on the graphing calculator. They will also find the area of trapezoids and other irregular shapes by dividing the trapezoids into two or more triangles.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 33 Downloads
Seventh graders discover the relationship between the lengths of the legs of a triangle and its hypotenuse. They use visual representations of area models to discover that the sum of the areas created by squaring the legs is equal to the area created when the hypotenuse is squared.
7th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
Measurement: Lesson 2
Fourth graders find the perimeter of a geometric shape by adding the lengths of the sides. They find the area of a square or rectangle by counting square units. Students use multiplication to find the area of a rectangle. They estimate the area of irregular figures.
4th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads
Areas of Rectangles and Squares
Each of these rectangles and squares has the length and width given with units. Can scholars solve for the area? Designed for beginners to this skill, all of these are whole-number single-digit measurements. There is a detailed example displaying the area formula.
3rd - 4th Math 46 Views 122 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How To Find the Area of a Square And Rectangle
Students practice using the formula to calculate the area of a square or triangle. They participate in large group guided practice using simple area of squares problems then complete a series of problems calculating the area of rectangles.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 19 Downloads
Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
Here you have a triangle, square, hexagon, and circle, all with a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. This is a terrific task for applying four different area formulas, beginning only with the value of the perimeter.
7th - 9th Math 15 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Visualizing Plane Figures and Square Units
Introduce learners to area and square units. They look at a bird's-eye view map of a school and answer questions about different buildings' areas. They draw squares and rectangles on a piece of graph paper and find the area of the shapes. A comprehensive lesson with a great, engaging opener!
3rd - 4th Math 12 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable