Assessment
Curriculum Corner

#### 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...
Worksheet
Common Core Sheets

#### Creating Area and Perimeter Rectangles

For Students 3rd Standards
Third graders are challenged to draw their own rectangles given a specific area or perimeter. There are no examples of how each rectangle should look, so it is important for learners to persevere in finding a solution. There is more than...
Worksheet
Common Core Sheets

#### Rectangles - Same Perimeter and Different Area

For Students 3rd Standards
Given a rectangle with specified dimensions, learners are prompted to create a new rectangle with the same perimeter, but a different area. This challenges third graders to think about perimeter and area in a new way. Each problem...
Worksheet
Common Core Sheets

#### Rectangles - Same Area and Different Perimeter

For Students 3rd Standards
Given a rectangle with specified dimensions, third graders are prompted to create a new rectangle with the same area, but a different perimeter. This challenges learners to think about perimeter and area in a new way. Use worksheet as a...
Worksheet
Common Core Sheets

#### Determining Rectilinear Area

For Students 3rd Standards
Third graders find the area of rectilinear shapes by partitioning them into two non-overlapping rectangles and adding the areas of the non-overlapping parts together. It allows learners to recognize area as an additive.
Worksheet
Common Core Sheets

#### Determining Area with Square Units

For Students 3rd Standards
Third graders measure area by counting unit squares inside a rectangle.
Worksheet
Common Core Sheets

#### Finding Area by Tiling

For Students 3rd Standards
Third graders find area by tiling a rectangle based on the given side lengths. This helps learners visualize and create the area of a figure. From here, they can count the total number of tiles inside the rectangle to find the answer.
Worksheet
Common Core Sheets

#### Finding Side Length (Given Area)

For Students 3rd Standards
Area is the amount of space that takes up the inside of a figure. To find the area of a rectangle, one must multiply the length by the width. Here, third graders are challenged to find the missing side length, given the area.
Unit Plan
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Virginia Department of Education

#### Exploring 3-D Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take young mathematicians on an exploration of the world of 3-D geometry with this seven-lesson unit. After first defining the terms perimeter, area, and volume and how they apply to the real world, students continue on to learn the...
Lesson Planet Article
Curated OER

#### Area and Perimeter Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Read this article before you begin teaching geometry! It gives teachers some insight into the world of teaching geometry to young learners, and four area and perimeter lessons are attached.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Secret Formulas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners calculate the perimeter of rectangles and squares. They imagine trying to build a fence around a yard or trying to determine how much paint they need to paint a room. They also develop formulas and procedures for determining the...
Lesson Plan
Beyond Benign

#### Hit the Deck: Area and Perimeter Review

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Designing a deck sure demands a lot of math. Future engineers and architects learn about the areas and perimeters of squares, rectangles, triangles, and composite figures. They apply their new knowledge to design a deck with a specified...
Instructional Video16:10
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Flipped Math

#### Parallelograms and Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Expand area problems to incorporate prior knowledge. Pupils begin by reviewing the formulas for finding the area of parallelograms and triangles. The scholars apply previous learning of trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to...
Assessment
Bowland

#### Sports Bag

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Lay it out using the least amount of material. Learners use the dimensions of a cylindrical sports bag to find out the size of pieces of material needed to sew them. The pupils find the best placement of the pieces to use the least...
Performance

#### Let’s Go Floor Shopping!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils calculate the area of two rooms to re-floor. They research Lowe's and Home Depot to find the cost for different floor coverings. Given different promotions for the stores, individuals determine where to purchase the flooring based...
Performance

#### What’s Your Party Like? An Exploration of Area

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who knew that a party is all about the area. Individuals draw out a patio on grid paper while planning to host a party. Using colored paper to represent the total area of the patio, learners cut out furnishings to add to the patio,...
Unit Plan

#### Natural Disaster Recovery and Quadrilaterals: Fencing and Roofing Materials

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Storm into a better understanding of geometry. Using a tornado as a backdrop, scholars practice their skills finding perimeters and areas of rectangles. Learners apply their knowledge of the Pythagorean Theorem to find missing sides of...
Lesson Plan
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

#### Learning About Surface Area and Volume

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Plan a dinner party. Using a book by Marilyn Burns as a context, pupils learn about the relationships between area and perimeter and surface area and volume. The hands-on activities have learners rearrange tables and cut up meatballs to...
Unit Plan
New York City Department of Education

#### Chris’ Garden Dilemma

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Make the connections between area, tiling, and multiplication. A performance task and associated unit presents the concept of area and makes the connection to multiplication. Pupils work through three major sections of instruction that...
Interactive
PHET

#### Area Builder

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
All that matters is the tiles. Pupils use the interactive to investigate the relationship between area and perimeter using tiles. The interactive has an explore and a game mode to accommodate different steps in learning. The game mode...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Rectangle Space

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a coordinated look at rectangles. The task asks pupils to plot the length and width of created triangles in the coordinate plane. Using their plots, scholars respond to questions about rectangles and their associated points on the...
Assessment
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California Education Partners

#### Lashelles Garden

For Students 3rd Standards
Let knowledge grow bountifully like plants in a garden. Given a diagram of a rectangular garden split into plots, scholars determine the area of the entire garden and the areas of the individual plots. As a culminating activity, they...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Painted Stage

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Find the area as it slides. Pupils derive an equation to find the painted area of a section of a trapezoidal-shaped stage The section depends upon the sliding distance the edge of the painted section is from a vertex of the trapezoid....
Instructional Video14:56
Corbett Maths

#### Area under a Graph

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What? The calculation of area is a linear distance? A short video shows how to use the areas of simple polygons to estimate the area under a graph. Pupils divide the area under a curve into figures to easier calculate the area. Given...