Finding the Area of a Shape
In this finding the area worksheet, students solve 25 problems in which the area of straight and curved shapes is calculated. This page is intended as an online activity, but may be completed on paper.
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A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter
Young mathematicians build an understanding of area and perimeter with their own two hands in a series of interactive geometry lessons. Through the use of different math manipulatives, children investigate the properties of rectangles,...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Find the Area of Polygons with More than 4 Sides
Strange and unique shapes are found everywhere in the world around us. The final video in this series teaches young learners to break complex shapes into rectangles when finding their area. This process is clearly modeled as the...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of a Rectangle by Counting Unit Squares
Take the first step in teaching young mathematicians about area with the initial video in this five-part series. Beginning with a review of area and key terms related to area measurement, the instructor goes on to clearly model how to...
8 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of a Rectangle by Counting Columns and Rows
When finding the area of rectangles, understanding the arrangement of unit squares in rows and columns is essential. The visual models included in this instructional video help to clearly define rows and columns for young mathematicians,...
6 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of a Shape Using Square Units
Square units are the manipulative of choice in the second of four lessons on understanding area measurement. A thorough discussion of how to (and how not to) lay out square tiles when counting takes up the bulk of the lesson.
3 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed