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185 resources with the concept area of rectangles

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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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.
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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.
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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...
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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...
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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 3: Expressions and Equations

For Teachers 7th Standards
A math module challenges young mathematicians to generate equivalent expressions.  Scholars demonstrate how order or grouping does not affect the practice of addition and multiplication. By the end of the module, learners recognize and...
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What’s Your Party Like? An Exploration of Area

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWho 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,...
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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...
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Determine the Area of a Shaded Region Using a Polynomial (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Looking at area with a hole. Using algebraic expressions as dimensions, learners see how to calculate the area of a rectangle that contains a square hole. The instructional video shows how to create a single expression for the area of...
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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...
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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...
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City Farmers

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Firmly plant the concept of area into the classroom. A performance task dealing with area uses gardening as a context. The outline of a unit with activities keeps with the gardening theme and provides instructional support for teachers....
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Find the Area of a Rectangle Using a Polynomial (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Apply polynomial multiplication to area. The short video in a large series shows the process of creating a polynomial formula for the area of a rectangle. Using the two expressions for the length and width of a rectangle, pupils see how...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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Common Core Math: 3rd Grade

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Looking for all things third grade Common Core math? Here is the collection you've been waiting for! Third grade math curriculum is rigorous and opens up the doors to bigger algebra concepts that learners will use their entire lives....
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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...
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Functional Maths Questions

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Dang, it's a word problem! Pupils address a variety of word problems that involve knowledge of proportions and geometric topics. The General Certificate of Secondary Education review problems require determining costs based on 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...