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Study Jams! Area of a Triangle

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Even though there is a wide variety of different triangles in the world, knowing a single equation allows us to find the area of each and every one of them. Follow along with this step-by-step presentation as Zoe clearly models how to...
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Cover the Area of a Shape Using Square Units

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
This is the first of a series of four lessons designed to examine and understand the concept of area. A review of area starts the lesson, along with a discussion of different attributes that can describe a rectangle. The term square unit...
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Area and Perimeter

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Get third graders excited to work find area and perimeter of unit squares, rectangles, and irregular shapes. A 36-page packet comes with task cards, graphic organizers, practice worksheets, printables with squares, exit tickets, and word...
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Shape Investigation: Area and Perimeter

For Students 2nd - 5th
Does a shape's perimeter always match its area? Learners approach this and other claims in this shape investigation learning exercise. Using blank grids, they draw various shapes based on required perimeter and area measurements,...
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Teach Surface Area and Volume in the Most Engaging Way!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Measurement: Finding Areas of Rectangles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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!
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Is There Mystery in Measurement?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Investigate perimeter and area of polygons! For this measurement lesson, learners use index cards to create rectangles and trace their hand to estimate its area and perimeter.
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Introducing Measurements in the Laboratory

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
We use basic units of measurement to break down things and communicate clearly. The first lesson in an 11-part series teaches the proper way to measure various items. It starts simply with measuring the dimensions and areas of geometric...
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Triangle Area

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
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...
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Frame Yourself: Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Elementary schoolers are arranged in pairs and view the video Math Works: Measurement: The Difference Between Perimeter and Area. They discuss any prior knowledge they have of the term perimeter and then brainstorm together what the...
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Unit of Measures used in Measuring the Area of a Triangle/Parallelogram

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Third, fourth, and fifth graders explore area measurement. First, they define and identify parallelograms. They then construct parallelograms on a geoboard and determine the area by covering it with paper square centimeters. They also...
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Finding Area of a Rectangle

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
If your young learners are struggling to find the area of a rectangle, this worksheet will be helpful. Each rectangle is already divided into equal squares, so they simply count the squares. Consider having them label each rectangle with...
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The Circumference of a Circle and the Area of the Region it Encloses

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bring your math class around with this task. Learners simply identify parts of a given circle, compute its radius, and estimate the circumference and area. It is a strong scaffolding exercise in preparation for applying the formulas for...
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Math Lesson Plan: How to Calculate Area

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Define area and calculate the area of squares and rectangles with your class. The lesson begins with direct instruction, but learners get some hands-on practice finding area, too. They measure construction paper shapes with a ruler.
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Measurement - What is it?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
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,...
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Surface Area

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Surface area is the sum of the parts. Given the measurements of different prisms, pupils determine their surface areas. Individuals find the area of each surface and figure out the surface area by finding the sum. The video, part of a...
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Volume and Surface Area of a Cylinder

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
The measurements are all in the can. The review for the math portion of the General Certificate of Secondary Education assessments provides scholars the opportunity to review finding volume and surface area of a cylinder. Pupils work on...
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Area - Problem Solving 18.3

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Six rectangles representing gardens are lined up across the top of this handout. Learners help Mr. Aldo, Lori, Monica, Kip, and Mr. Torez answer questions about their gardens by computing area, perimeter, or cost to cover a garden with...
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Determining Area with Square Units

For Students 3rd Standards
Third graders measure area by counting unit squares inside a rectangle.
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Name That Area

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Kids love drawing their name. With this instructional activity, each learner draws their name in block letters. Then, they have to compute the area of their name! Before measuring the area, have them make an educated guess. 
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Awesome Area - Geometry and Measurement

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Break out those math manipulatives, it's time to teach about area! Capturing the engagement of young mathematicians, this three-lesson plan series supports children with learning how to measure the area of squares, rectangles, and other...
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Area and Perimeter of Irregular Shapes

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Evaluate young mathematicians' understanding of area and perimeter with this series of three assessment tasks. Challenging students to not only calculate the area and perimeter of irregular shapes, but to explain in writing their...
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Calculating Perimeter and Area using Architectural Drawings

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Take young mathematicians' understanding of geometry into the real world with this upper-elementary math lesson. Given the floor plans of a historic building in Tennessee, young scholars are asked to calculate its area and perimeter as...
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Perimeter and Area

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Practice perimeter and area with 31 pages of math worksheets and activities. Perfect for reinforcing the concepts of measurement and geometric shapes, the series of assignments cover basic and increasingly challenging problems.

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