Finding Area by Tiling

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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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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Advise class members to draw their tiles as neatly as possible for ease of counting
  • Students can check their work by writing the corresponding multiplication sentence and solving it
Classroom Considerations

  • This is a great way to introduce area to students and show a connection between multiplication arrays and area by tiling
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  • There are 10 problems on each sheet
Pros

  • All 10 versions of worksheets include answer keys
Cons

  • None
Common Core