Area Contractor

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Add relevance to your geometry instructional activity by adding a hands-on activity that explores surface area. Learners take measurements of the classroom to estimate surface area as if they were contractors. They then prepare an estimation for a potential customer.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign specific roles to group members and have them provide an assessment for others
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires measuring tape and other materials for the activity
  • Expects proficiency and accuracy when measuring lengths
Pros

  • Includes reflection questions for students and teachers
  • Provides options for assessment following the activity
Cons

  • None
Common Core