Area of Rectangles
Seventh graders review the concept of finding the areas of a rectangle. This lesson uses the classroom as a real life application for the formula of area. They measure classroom in order to compute the area.
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Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have 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. A terrific task for applying four different area...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Solving Area Problems Using Scale Drawings
Calculate the areas of scale drawings until a more efficient method emerges. Pupils find the relationship between the scale factor of a scale drawing and the scale of the areas. They determine the scale of the areas is the square of the...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Maximizing and Minimizing the Area of Rectangles Given a Fixed Perimeter
Students explore the realms of measurement. In this math lesson plan, students analyze and solve problems in which rectangles with identical perimeters are compared to maximize or minimize area. This lesson plan can be extended for...
6th - 9th Math
Find Perimeter and Area by Finding the Length of Sides by Comparing Coordinates
Using coordinates to draw a rectangle, help learners understand the relationship between the given order pairs used as the vertices and the length of its joining sides. This is the second video in a series of four using geometry to solve...
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed