Count the Squares and Compare
Fourth graders construct squares and rectanges in order to help them find areas and perimeters. They gain an understanding of area and perimeter through teacher modeling and then they construct squares and rectangles.
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Awesome Area - Geometry and Measurement
Break out those math manipulatives, it's time to teach about area! Capturing the engagement of young mathematicians, this three-lesson series supports children with learning how to measure the area of squares, rectangles, and other...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Math Lesson Plan: How to Calculate Area
Define area and calculate the area of squares and rectangles with your class. The lesson plan begins with direct instruction, but learners get some hands-on practice finding area, too. They measure construction paper shapes with a ruler.
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Measurement: Finding Areas of Rectangles
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!
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable